The South's production of pulpwood increased 2 percent to 68.5 million cords. Roundwood production increased to 47.8 million cords and accounted for 70 percent of the total pulpwood production. The use of residue increased 3 percent to 20.7 million cords. Alabama leads the South in total production, number of mills, and pulping capacity. Currently 104 mills' pulping capacity of 139,880 tons per day accounts for 69 percent of the nation's total pulping capacity.
Johnson, Tony G.; Howell, Michael. 1996. Southern pulpwood production, 1994. Resour. Bull. SRS 1. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Research Station. 8 p.