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Poplar Harvest at Jefferson

February 22, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 2:30 pm

The Case New Holland FR 9000 harvester parked next to a poplar tree.

Join us for the Poplar Harvest in Jefferson, Oregon at AHB’s “Poplar for Biofuels” Demonstration Site

February 22nd, 2017 10:30am-2:30pm

Join AHB researchers, Extension agents, and other poplar enthusiasts for a free field tour of the AHB Jefferson poplar demonstration site on February 22nd, 2017, anytime from 10:30am-2:30pm. Please register so that we can send you specific information or let you know if we have to cancel due to inclement weather. Remember to dress for field conditions!

If you are unable to attend the field tour, the harvest starts on February 21 and ends on February 24. GreenWood Resources welcomes visitors and press, provided you are wearing proper safety equipment. Please contact Noelle Hart, 425-741-9953,, for more information.

The poplars at the Jefferson Demonstration Site were planted in the spring of 2012. They were first harvested in 2013 after two growing seasons. Now, three years after the initial harvest, the poplar trees have regrown to heights over 30 feet! Attendees will learn about the harvest procedure, watch the poplar harvester at work, and learn about the uses of poplar farms in the Pacific Northwest.

Register at:

Questions: Contact Noelle Hart, 425-741-9953,

Sponsored by: Washington State University Extension with funding from Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI) Competitive Grant no. 2011-68005-30407 from the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA).

Reasonable accommodations will be made for persons with disabilities and special needs who contact Noelle Hart at at least two weeks prior to the event. Extension programs and employment are available to all without discrimination. Evidence of noncompliance may be reported through your local Extension office.


February 22, 2017
10:30 am - 2:30 pm


Jefferson Demonstration Site
Jefferson, OR United States


Noelle Hart