State Chapter Details


State Chapter Dues: $10.00




Bill Hammitt

Wayne Burnett

Calendar of Events

Upcoming Events

June 5, 2021: Ohio chapter spring field day. 9:30 am - 2:30 pm. Duckworth Farms, State Route 41, Greenfield, Ohio. The Farm consists of about 180 acres, of which the timber lands have been managed for three generations. In 2016, the Duckworth Farms was awarded Ohio Tree Farm of the Year. Registration required in advance, coming soon. The owner and farm manager will speak, as will Ohio Division of Forestry and consulting foresters.

Past Events

October 5, 2019: Ohio Chapter fall field day, southwestern Ohio 20 miles from Cincinnati. Observe walnut trees ages 1 - 6, and plantations of 36 and 52 years, discuss and demonstrate: plantation design, tree spacing, direct seeding, terminal and corrective pruning, thinning, and native tree management, among other walnut management topics.

April 27, 2019: Ohio Chapter spring field day, Caldwell, Ohio (Southeastern Ohio – Noble County). Morning tour of the Ball-Caldwell house and tree planting, discussing pruning and coppicing. After lunch, walking tour of Spring Hill Woodlands to discuss walnut and oak plantings and discuss management or review TSI or managed oak stands (location weather dependent). See the flyer. See all the details, including agenda, lodging, directions. RSVP required, to bob_ballosu@hotmail.com or 573-268-7262.October 20, 2018: Ohio Chapter fall field day

May 5, 2018: Ohio Chapter spring field day at the Walt Davis and Smith farms near Lebanon and Morrow, OH, 9:30 AM. See the details and register here.

October 21, 2017: Ohio Chapter fall field day at the Mark Kammer farm near Springfield, Ohio (6300 Moorefield Rd). Tour a 45 acre woods with 3 walnut plantations and natural stands of walnuts with timber stand improvement of existing woods. Please register at hammitw@clemson.edu or 864-986-8510.

September 24, 2016: Ohio Chapter fall field day at the Tom Jones farm near Gallipolis, OH and John Kelsey farm near Southside, WV. Tour a 40 acre walnut plantation planted in 1990. Afternoon topics will include using pines as trainer trees, pruning with a lift and plantation thinning. Please register at hammitw@clemson.edu or 864-986-8510.

October 17, 2015: Ohio Chapter fall field day at the Bill Hammitt Shaker Tract Tree Farm in Harrison, Ohio in the morning and the Wayne Burnett plantation in Dillsboro, Indiana in the afternoon. Morning topics include fir and walnut mixed plantings and other species hardwood plantings, plus a tour of an intensively managed 1968 plantation. Also a 1984 genetic improvement experiment. Afternoon topics include walnut and black locust trainer tree mixed plantings. Please register at hammitw@clemson.edu or 864-986-8510. See the agenda, directions, and details.