This month on the Northern Logger Podcast, we are talking to the youngest members of our industry to find out more about their daily challenges and what the future of the industry holds. All of our guests this month are 29 year old and younger.
Many industry veterans will say that this is an aging industry. While there’s some truth to that, there are still plenty of passionate young timber harvesters pursuing a career. Many have figured out how to start their own businesses, whether they be fully mechanized or chainsaw and skidder operations.
References, Tips and Links from Young Professionals:
QuickBooks for small business owners
Paul Smith's College for Forestry
Applied Forestry Management at University of Maine Fort Kent
The Northeast Master Logger Certification Program
Steve Bick's Planning Analysis Timber Harvesting (PATH) spreadsheets
Free Workshops for Loggers Focus on Business Management from University of Vermont Extension