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Title: Louisiana’s timber industry - an assessment of timber product output and use, 2009

Author: Brandeis, Consuelo; Johnson, Tony G.; Howell, Mike

Date: 2011

Source: Resour. Bull. SRS–185. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service, Southern Research Station. 31 p.

Publication Series: Resource Bulletin (RB)

Description: In 2009, industrial roundwood output from Louisiana’s forests totaled 600.6 million cubic feet, 26 percent less than in 2007. Mill byproducts generated from primary manufacturers declined 43 percent to 168.4 million cubic feet. Almost all plant residues were used primarily for fuel and fiber products. Pulpwood was the leading roundwood product at 322.5 million cubic feet; saw logs ranked second at 154.7 million cubic feet; veneer logs were third at 80.5 million cubic feet. The number of primary processing plants decreased from 56 in 2007 to 41 in 2009. Total receipts were down 27 percent to 631.4 million cubic feet.

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

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Brandeis, Consuelo; Johnson, Tony G.; Howell, Michael 2011. Louisiana’s timber industry - an assessment of timber product output and use, 2009. Resour. Bull. SRS–185. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service, Southern Research Station. 31 p.

 


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