IFCO Reaches Agreement to Acquire Four Weyerhaeuser Southern Forest Nursery Operations and Seed Orchard

Moultrie, GA – January 3, 2017 – IFCO Bareroot, LLC, a sister company to International Forest Company (IFCO), is pleased to announce that it has reached an agreement with Weyerhaeuser Company (Weyerhaeuser) to purchase four forest seedling nurseries as well as the Flint River Seed Orchard. These nurseries are located in Jesup, Georgia, Washington,North Carolina, … Continued

2015-Forest inSight Conference

International Forest Company, Dougherty & Dougherty Forestry Services and The Forest Landowners will host the “Forest inSight” conference and field tour October 27-29, 2015 at the Rainwater Conference Center in Valdosta, Georgia and the field tour to Superior Pine at Fargo, GA.  CFE credits will be available for the conference and tour. Please click on … Continued

Wayne Bell & IFCO – New Trees, Deep Roots

New Trees, Deep Roots How Wayne Bell and the International Forest Company are popularizing genetically improved container seedlings   “This is what a bare root seedling looks like,” says Wayne Bell as he cradles the slender trunk of a tree no longer than his forearm. He taps its root plug against a metal tray, crumbling … Continued

How Valuable is Forest Land?

As private landowners, many of us often ask ourselves if forest land is still a good investment.  After attending the latest University of Georgia Forest Land Investment Conference, I came away with a definite “yes” as the answer to this question. The following observations are my own comments and based on the many excellent speakers’ … Continued

Be smart before you start

Know the soil series that comprises the land base to identify a soils potential to supply water and nutrients necessary for tree growth. Also identify soil limitations that must be improved during site preparation.