2015 KFIA Annual Meeting - Celebrating 50 years

EXHIBITOR INFORMATION is available by clicking HERE


GOLF REGISTRATION - March 25 at the University Club of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky


  9:00 a.m. - On Site Registration Begins & Exhibitor Set-up
10:30 a.m.
- Golf Scramble Registration, University Club of Kentucky Golf Course - Wildcat Course
12:00 p.m. - Unique Horse  Farm Tour (departs from KY Horse Park at 12:15 p.m.) 2-3 hour narrated tour.     $40/person   LIMITED SEATING
1:00 p.m.
- University of Kentucky Department of Forestry Extension presents:    “Sustainability of White Oak Timber     Supply” -  Experts in white oak and hardwood demand will discuss the growth in bourbon and whiskey markets and     other important topics about the white oak supply.   
6:00 p.m. - Welcome Reception with Golf Scramble Results Exhibit Area 


7:30 a.m
. - Registration & Breakfast in Exhibit Area - Exhibit Area Open
9:30 a.m
. - Break-out Session: Kentucky Statewide Wood Energy Team, KY Department of Energy
                       Development  and Independence   
11:30 a.m. - KFIA/Tree Farm Awards Luncheon   
            Guest Speaker –  President Abraham Lincoln will  recognize our past presidents and  founding members.             KFIA Business Meeting - Election of Officers & Awards
1:30 p.m
. - Break-out Session: Dr. Terrell “Red” Baker, University of Kentucky    “Development of  Kentucky’s
                    Forest Health Center”
2:00 p.m. - Communications/SFI Committee Meeting– Open to Everyone            
                    Main topic: SFI Projects and Certification Update
2:00 p.m.
- Fellowship of Christian Lumbermen Prayer Meeting
2:00 p.m.
- Robinson Lumber/Van Meter Insurance Hospitality Suite -   Suite # 111
5:30 p.m.
- Exhibitors Reception in the Exhibit Area

FRIDAY, MARCH 27, 2015   
8:00 a.m.
- Registration & Continental Breakfast - Exhibit Area
9:00 a.m.
- GENERAL SESSION                                
                        Call To Order – Darrin Gay, KFIA President – Gay Brothers Logging & Lumber                                              Association Activities & Legislative Update  - Bob Bauer, Exec. Director    
9:30 a.m.
- Dr. Nancy Cox, Dean and Administrative Head and Experiment Station Director, University of Kentucky.   Fifty years of working together”
10:00 a.m.
- Coffee Break in the Exhibit Area
10:30 a.m. - James R. Comer, Commissioner of Agriculture, “Kentucky Proud      Program-Forestry and the Kentucky Department of Agriculture”
11:15 a.m.
- Lee Andrews, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, “Northern Long- eared       Bat- Potential Affects on Forest Management”



2015 KFIA Annual Meeting - March 25-27, Lexington, KY

ANNUAL MEETING SPONSORSHIP LEVELS: Thank you to all of our sponsors that helped make the meeting such a success.

Dunaway Timber Co.
Kentucky Tree Farm Committee
Pennsylvania & Indiana Lumbermens Mutual Ins.
Van Meter Insurance

Altenburg Hardwood Lumber Co.
Brown-Forman Cooperage
Domtar Paper Co., LLC
Georgia-Pacific WFS
Frank Miller Lumber Co.
Robinson Stave Inc.

American Woodmark
Curry Timber Products
Domtar Paper Co., LLC
Evergreen Packaging
 Stella Jones Inc.
Somerset Wood Products, Inc.

Courtney Timber Harvesting
C.B. Goodman & Sons Lumber
 Green River Logger’s Council 
GreenTree Forest Products
H & S Lumber
Lebanon Oak Flooring Co. 
Little River Lumber Co.
Midwest Hardwood Corp. 
Mohawk/Columbia Flooring
National Lumber
Powell Valley Millwork
Smallwood Lumber Co. LLC
Smith Creek, Inc.  
Emmet Vaughn Lumber
Walnut Creek Timber, LLC
Harold White Lumber Inc.
Young Manufacturing Inc.

Barko-Patterson Chip Co.
Brandeis Machinery & Supply
Brewco Inc.
Bryan Equipment Sales/Stihl
Sam Carey Lumber
Columbus Equipment Co.
Corley Manufacturing Inc.
Courtney Timber Harvesting
Walter Fields Lumber
ForesTech Research Solutions
Frederick & May Lumber Co.
Gay Brothers Logging & Lumber
Green River Loggers Council
Hartzell Hardwoods
Havco Wood Products. LLC
Hoskins Lumber Co. LLC
Stella Jones Inc.
Koppers Inc.
Frank Miller Lumber Co.
Middle Tennessee Lumber
Missouri Walnut
Northland Trading
Nortrax, Inc.
Powell Valley Millwork
ProLift Industrial Equipment
Rudd Equipment Co. - Evansville, IN
Rudd Equipment Co. - Louisville, KY
SII Dry Kilns
Smith Creek Inc.
Stone Belt Freight Lines
US Blades
Whayne Supply Co.
Whitaker Bank
Richard White Wood Products

Exhibitor Information

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2015 KFIA Annual Meeting Exhibitors

Arborgen, Inc., Athens, GA

Brandeis Machinery & Supply, Lexington, KY

BreezeDried Inc., Tillsonburg, Ont. Canada

Brewco, Inc., Central City, KY

Columbus Equipment Co., Columbus, OH

Corley Mfg. Co, Chattanooga, TN

Duke Energy, Cincinnati, OH

eLIMBS,LLC, Belpre, OH

ForesTech Resource Solutions, Castalian Springs, TN

Governor's Office of Agricultural Policy, Frankfort, KY

ISK Biocides, Inc. Memphis, TN

Stella Jones Inc., Fulton, KY

Kentucky Department of Energy, Frankfort, KY

Kentucky Division of Forestry, Frankfort, KY

Kop-Coat, Inc. Pittsburgh, PA

Office of Entomology, Univ. of KY, Lexington, KY

National Hardwood Magazine, Memphis, TN

Nortrax, Inc, Louisville, KY

Patterson Chip Co. Barbourville, KY

Pennsylvania & Indiana Lumbermens Mutual Insurance, Philadelphia, PA

ProLift Industrial Equipment, Louisville, KY

Rudd Equipment, Louisville, KY

Sawmill MD, Crestview, FL

SII Dry Kilns, Vienna, IL

Talladega Machinery & Supply, Talladega, AL

U-C Coatings, Buffalo, NY

U.S. Blades, Meridan MS

Whayne Supply Co, Louisville, KY

Wood-Mizer, LLC, Indianapolis, IN

2015 Registration