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Title: Virginia's timber industry - an assessment of timber product output and use, 2001

Author: Howell, Michael; Becker, Charles W.

Date: 2004

Source: Resour. Bull. SRS-95. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Research Station. 40 p.

Publication Series: Resource Bulletin (RB)

Description: In 2001, roundwood output from Virginia’s forests remained stable at 492 million cubic feet. Mill byproducts generated from primary manufacturers totaled 181 million cubic feet, 9 percent more than in 1999. Seventy-five percent of the plant residues were used primarily for fuel and fiber products. Saw logs were the leading roundwood product at 252 million cubic feet; pulpwood ranked second at 170 million cubic feet; composite panels were third at 48 million cubic feet. The number of primary processing plants decreased from 290 in 1999 to 248 in 2001. Total receipts increased 1 percent to 492 million cubic feet.

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

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Howell, Michael; Becker, Charles W. 2004. Virginia''s timber industry - an assessment of timber product output and use, 2001. Resour. Bull. SRS-95. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Research Station. 40 p.

 


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