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Title: Florida's timber industry - an assessment of timber product output and use, 1997

Author: Howell, Michael; Ford, Eric.;

Date: 1999

Source: Resour. Bull. SRS-43. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Research Station. 32 p.

Publication Series: Resource Bulletin (RB)

Description: In 1997, volume of roundwood output from Florida's forests totaled 517 million cubic feet, 2 percent less than in 1995. Mill byproducts generated from primary manufacturers remained stable at 162 million cubic feet. Almost all plant residues were used primarily for fuel and fiber products. Pulpwood was the leading roundwood product at 288 million cubic feet; saw logs ranked second at 162 million cubic feet; veneer logs were third at 30 million cubic feet. Total receipts declined 6 percent to 532 million cubic feet. The number of primary processing plants declined from 113 in 1995 to 101 in 1997.

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

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Howell, Michael; Ford, Eric. 1999. Florida''s timber industry - an assessment of timber product output and use, 1997. Resour. Bull. SRS-43. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Research Station. 32 p.

 


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