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Title: Virginia's timber industry-an assessment of timber product output and use, 2005

Author: Johnson, Tony G.; Becker, Charles W.

Date: 2007

Source: Resour. Bull. SRS–125. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service, Southern Research Station. 34 p.

Publication Series: Resource Bulletin (RB)

Description: In 2005, roundwood output from Virginia's forests increased 3 percent to 503 million cubic feet. Mill byproducts generated from primary manufacturers totaled 179 million cubic feet, 5 percent more than in 2003. Seventy-three percent of the plant residues were used primarily for fuel and fiber products. Saw logs were the leading roundwood product at 228 million cubic feet; pulpwood ranked second at 200 million cubic feet; composite panels were third at 57 million cubic feet. The number of primary processing plants declined from 234 in 2003 to 196 in 2005. Total receipts increased 5 percent to 515 million cubic feet.

Keywords: FIA, pulpwood, residues, roundwood, saw logs, veneer logs, wood movement

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Johnson, Tony G.; Becker, Charles W. 2007. Virginia''s timber industry-an assessment of timber product output and use, 2005. Resour. Bull. SRS–125. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service, Southern Research Station. 34 p.

 


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