Crestmont Farm Family 2021 BCSW TFOY Report

(Article and photos provided by David Hibbs) Crestmont Farm Family and Ed Easterling have done incredible things with this property. The property is divided into 3 units, each with different management plans. The first management unit focuses on commercial timber production with some thoughtful consideration of diversity and habitat improvement. The second unit is managed […]

2020-2021 Benton County Tree Farmer of the Year

Crestmont Farm – Ed Easterling, Benton County’s 2020 Tree Farmer of the Year, established Crestmont Farm in 2005 on 775 acres of intensively managed, heavily-harvested industrial forestlands with the objective of balancing wood production and habitat management. He immediately began working with consulting foresters and others to maintain and enhance the forest plantations while looking […]

Tree Farmer of the Year 2018

Tree Farmer of the Year 2018 Marsha Oakes Carr and Oakes Family Members By Nancy Hathaway Benton County tree farmers were treated to a tour of the Oakes Investment LLC property on May 19, 2018. Marsha and her brothers and sister, Duane, Darrell, Dennis and Christine, as well as Marsha’s granddaughter Kayla, all participated in […]

Benton County Tree Farmer of the Year Woods Tour, September 6, 2014

Join us Saturday, September 6 to tour the family forest of Mike and Molly Albrecht, our 2014 Benton County Tree Farmers of the Year. The Albrechts were selected for Benton County’s 2014 Tree Farmer of the Year because of their extensive contributions to our chapter. Mike has served as president of the Benton County Chapter […]