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Title:

Georgia's timber industry—an assessment of timber product output and use, 2007

Author: Schiller, James R.; McClure, Nathan; Risher, Willard;

Date: 2009

Source: Schiller, James R.; McClure, Nathan; Willard, Risher A. 2009. Georgia's timber industry—an assessment of timber product output and use, 2007. Resour. Bull. SRS-161. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Research Station. 35 p.

Publication Series: Resource Bulletin (RB)

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In 2007, industrial roundwood output from Georgia's forests totaled 1.21 billion cubic feet, 4 percent more than in 2005. Mill byproducts generated from primary manufacturers decreased 5.6 percent to 413 million cubic feet. Almost all plant residues were used primarily for fuel and fiber products. Pulpwood was the leading roundwood product at 611 million cubic feet; saw logs ranked second at 412 million cubic feet; composite panel third at 98 million cubic feet. The number of primary processing plants was down from 181 in 2005 to 168 in 2007. Total receipts increased slightly from 1.21 billion cubic feet in 2005 to 1.22 billion cubic feet in 2007.

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

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Schiller, James R.; McClure, Nathan; Willard, Risher A. 2009. Georgia's timber industry—an assessment of timber product output and use, 2007. Resour. Bull. SRS-161. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Research Station. 35 p.

 


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