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TAX SEMINAR DR. HARRY HANEY
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 7TH 2008
FREDONIA HOTEL CONFERENCE CENTER NACOGDOCHES TX
should attend the Timber Tax Seminar:
The Timber Income Tax Workshop will be of benefit
to forest landowners, forest managers, financial planners, tax
accountants, consulting foresters,
land appraisers, and individuals who may be interested in purchasing
forest land for revenue generation.
purpose of the Timber Income Tax Workshop is to provide the most
up-to-date information available regarding Federal Income Taxes
applicable to income derived from forest land. The workshop is
designed for a diverse audience and will be presented in a manner
that will be understandable to all,
regardless of their prior level of knowledge.
8:00 a.m. Registration
a.m. Overview of Federal Income Tax Policy
a.m. Capital Investment
Expenditures and Recovering Invested Capital
a.m. Handling Forestry Operating Expenses
noon CATERED LUNCH
p.m. Long Term Capital Gains, Income
Leveling, Like-Kind Exchanges, and
Handling Cost Share Payments
p.m. Casualties and Involuntary Conversions
p.m. Questions, Wrap-Up and Adjourn
About the Speaker:
Haney teaches numerous short courses on timber taxation, estate
planning, forest finance, and management of private timberland.
He is an author of several landowner guides on forestry investment,
federal income tax, estate planning, and conservation easements.
He has written numerous technical publications on forestry investment
analysis, timber taxation, and forest management. His columns
on “Taxing Questions”, Virginia Forests magazine and
“Timber Tax Issues”, Forest Landowner magazine are
widely read. He consults with forest landowners, forest industry,
forestry associations, public agencies and educational institutions.
Harry L. Haney, Jr. serves as a consultant
on forest management specializing on income tax, estate planning
and financial analysis. He is Garland Gray Emeritus Professor,
Department of Forestry, College of Natural Resources, Virginia
Tech, Blacksburg, VA. Haney served in the Department of Forestry
for over 28 years, from January 1,1975, through October 1, 2003.
In addition, he was appointed Adjunct Professor of Forestry at
the Warnell School of Forestry, University of Georgia, Athens,
GA in 2007. Haney is a registered forester in Alabama where he
owns and manages J.L.H. Tree Farm with Jacqueline Taylor, his
wife and J. Lee Haney, Esq., his daughter.
will be held in Summer 2008.
Forest Herbicides: Research
and Demonstration V
December 4, 2007
recertification credits for TX, LA, AR, and OK will be available.
SAF CEU credits will also be available. “This
conference has been approved for 5.5 Category 1 CFE Contact Hours
by the Society of American Foresters and the Association of Consulting
Foresters; 5 hours General, 1 hour Laws & Regulations, and
1 hour Drift Management by the Texas Department of Agriculture;
6 hours CEU credits by the Texas Master Loggers; and will fulfill
Item II. Forest Pest Control and Item X. Demonstration & Research
Pest Control by the State of Mississippi Dept. of Ag. & Commerce.”
Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food, & Forestry has approved
this conference for 3 CEUs each in Category 2 - Forest and Category
10 - Demo & Research.
Agenda for this Conference:
Research and Demonstration V
Tuesday Dec 4, 2007
8:00-8:10 Scott Beasley, Welcome
8:10-10:15 Barry Shiver---SiMS growth and yield model and the
inclusion of Texas based growth and yield capability.
10:30-11:00 Mode of Action and Recognizing Herbicide Symptoms.
11:00-12:00 Laws and Regulations. Tim Karczewski
12:00-1:00 lunch will be catered
1:00-1:30 Aerial Applications Technology for Drift Management.
1:30-1:50 Controlling invasive, non-native plants—cogon
grass, Chinese tallow, privet.
1:50-2:10 Establishing multiple species plantations. Rick Williams
2:30-2:50 Effect of seedling size, planting method and competition
control on initial survival of planed oaks. Andrew Ezell
2:50-3:10 Fifth-year pine response to woody release. Andrew Ezell
3:10-3:30 INC-109/Chopper+GLYFOS PRO brownout of site preparation
hardwoods near Many, LA. Jimmie Yeiser
3:30-3:50 Control of herbaceous weeds and subsequent pine seedling
performance: a comparison of Oust Extra, SFM Extra, Arsenal AC+Oust
XP and 4SL+SFM 75. Jimmie Yeiser and Andrew Ezell.
3:50-4:05 Efficacy of chemical site prep for first-year competition
control in hardwood plantations. Andrew Ezell
4:05-4:20 Milestone VM Plus—a new option for managing woody
and herbaceous weeds when establishing slash and loblolly pine
plantations. Jimmie Yeiser
4:20 - Program Evaluation and Close
Dr. John Boyd, Extension Weed Scientist, Univ
of Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service, Little Rock, AR
Mr. Bill Wolf, Operations Director, Chem-Air
Helicopters, Shreveport, LA
Dr. Andy Ezell, Professor of Silviculture, Mississippi
State Univ, Starkville, MS
Mr. Tim Karczewski, Attorney at Law, Lufkin,
Dr. Barry Shiver, Professor Emeritus University
of Georgia and ForesTech International Consulting Company.
Dr. Rick Williams, Professor of Forestry, Univ
of Florida-Institute of Food and Agricultural Science, Milton,
Dr. Jimmie Yeiser, Professor of Forestry, Stephen
F. Austin State Univ, Nacogdoches, TX
Texas Forest Entomology Seminar
will be held in April 2008.
East Texas Forest Entomology Seminar Agenda
November 1-2, 2007
Thursday, November 1, 2007, Kurth Lake Lodge
Moderator: Ron Billings
12:00 - 1:00 PM Registration
1:00 – 1:10 Welcome and Introductions
1:10 – 1:30 Status of southern pine beetle and other forest
pests in Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana and Mississippi
Speakers: Joe Pase, Texas Forest Service, and Fred Stephen, University
1:30 – 2:00 Systemic insecticide injections: An effective
option for bark beetles?
Speaker: Don Grosman, Texas Forest Service
2:00 - 2:30 Implications of fungal competition to biological control
of Sirex woodwasp
Speaker: Kier Klepzig, USDA Forest Service, Southern Research Station
2:30 - 3:00 Bong hits and shrooms: Adventures in a Chinese stone(d)
Speaker: Steve Clarke, USDA Forest Service, Forest Health Protection
3:00 – 3:30 Break
3:30 – 4:00 Social behavior in ambrosia beetles
Speaker: Peter Biedermann, University of Bern, Switzerland
4:00 – 4:30 Development of a new bait for the Texas leaf-cutting
Speaker: William Upton, Texas Forest Service
4:30– 5:00 Red oak borer: History and status of a dynamic
Speaker: Fred Stephen, University of Arkansas
5:00 – 6:00 Attitude Adjustment and Horseshoes (Draw for
7:30 A Texas forester responds to wildfires in Idaho (or How I
escaped the Texas heat to bask in Idaho’s smoke and flames)
Slide show: Allen Smith, Texas Forest Service
Friday, April 27, 2007, SFASU Forestry School, Room 117
Moderator: Dave Kulhavy
8:00 – 8:30 AM Be gone with cogon in Texas
Speaker: Mike Murphrey, Texas Forest Service
8:30 – 9:00 The latest on fipronil for tip moth control
Speaker: Jason Helvey, Texas Forest Service
9:00 – 9:30 A description of TAMWG, a weather generator software
tool and its
potential for predicting populations
Speakers: Andrew Brit and Robert Coulson, Texas A&M University
9:30 – 10:00 The Texas Oak Wilt Suppression Project: Lessons
learned from the first 20 years
Speaker: Ron Billings, Texas Forest Service
10:00 – 10:15 Break
10:15– 10:45 Identification of Sirex noctilio and other Siricoidea
Speaker: Nathan Shiff, USDA Forest Service, Center for Bottomlands
10:45 – 11:15 Update on the Southern Pine Beetle Encyclopedia
Speaker: Robert Coulson, Texas A&M University, and Kier
Klepzig, USDA Forest Service, Southern Research Station
11:15 – 11:45 Hazard tree assessment in parks using GIS
Speakers: Di Wu, David Kulhavy, Dan Unger, Aron Kulhavy, I-Kuai
11:45 -12:00 Plans for the 35th Anniversary of ETFES (General Discussion)
East Texas Forest Entomology Seminar Invitation
October 17, 2007
To: All Seminar Participants
Re: Fall 2007 East Texas Forest Entomology Seminar
The East Texas Forest Entomology Seminar is scheduled for Thursday
afternoon and Friday morning November 1 and 2. Thanks to special
permission from Abitibi Consolidated Corporation, Thursday’s
session will be held as usual at Kurth Lake Lodge, between Lufkin
and Nacogdoches. The session on Friday will be in Room 117 (Conference
Room), Arthur Temple College of Forestry at Stephen F. Austin State
University. An agenda is attached.
The traditional Thursday evening meal will be served at Kurth Lake.
The registration fee will be $25.00 for professionals and $7.00
for students and retirees, which includes the Thursday evening meal
and coffee breaks. It is important that you notify Dave and let
him know how many persons to expect from your group, to assure ample
crawfish and refreshments. To prepay your registration with a credit
card, call Tammy Gibson at the SFASU School of Forestry at (936)
The meeting is being co-hosted by the Texas Forest Service, Forest
Pest Management, and the Center for Applied Studies, Arthur Temple
College of Forestry, Stephen F. Austin State University.
We look forward to seeing you at the meeting.
Dave Kulhavy Ronald Billings
Center of Applied Studies Forest Pest Management
Arthur Temple College of Forestry Texas Forest Service
Stephen F. Austin S. U. College Station, TX 77840
P.O. Box 6109, SFA Station Phone: (979) 458-6650
Nacogdoches, TX 75962
Phone: (936) 468-3301