Field day planned at Haubry Farm

A timber, wildlife and conservation practices field day will be from 9 a.m. to noon Sept. 12 on the Haubry Farm near Brownstown.

Registration begins at 8:30 a.m.

The following topics will be discussed: Timber taxes, introduction and history of the Haubry Farm, drought, stress and the emerald ash borer, environmental stress factors on timber, timber maturity, and harvesting options, wildlife and conservation practices, conservation programs for habitat, invasive weeds (showing herbicide treatment and how to eradicate tree of heaven), a tree planting demonstration and quality deer management.

Call 812-358-2367 ext. 108 for free light lunch reservations by Friday.

The field day is being sponsored by the Jackson County Soil & Water Conservation District and supported by the Indiana Dept. of Natural Resources, Division of Forestry.

The farm is located about one mile east of Brownstown on U.S. 50. There will be a sign to identify the location.

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Aubrey Woods is editor of The (Seymour) Tribune. He can be reached at awoods@tribtown.com or 812-523-7051.