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Young Loggers

Logger Darryl Booker embraces change to drive his forestry business

Darryl Booker stands in front of a John Deere MachineSince he was a child, Darryl Booker knew his future was in the woods. A third generation logger, the 30-year-old from Oxford, Mississippi, is using his father's passion and his own drive for success to push the business to new heights.

 

"When I was little, I spent all my time in the woods helping my father with his logging operation. Honestly, if this hadn't been my father's passion, I don't think it would be mine today," said Booker. Now in charge of the family business, Booker manages a crew and five pieces of John Deere machinery. He is also focused on growing his business and avoiding any roadblocks along the way.

 

Learn more about how Booker faces today's challenges in the logging industry

 

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