NC State University 2021 Lumber Drying Mini-Course

2021 NC State University Online Lumber Drying MiniCourse

Course Starts June 22, 2021

NC State University
Online Course
Raleigh, North Carolina  27695
Contact Phil Mitchell for more information at

Click for Online Registration Starting May 10, 2021

Note: You only need to sign up for the June 22 class and we will assume you will show up online for all 6 days (June 22, 23, 24, 29, 30 & July 1)


Course Description

This mini-course will provide practical knowledge about how lumber is effectively kiln dried and scientific background on related wood properties and processes.  It will be of significant value for the beginner kiln operator and supervisors, sales, and marketing personnel not familiar with the details of lumber drying.  Instruction, by university Extension faculty, will be through 90-minute sessions (one each of six days) consisting of lecture, mini-lab, and Q&A wrap-up delivered online.

Program Outline

Short Course Instructions, Materials, and Publications