In 1999, volume of roundwood output from Florida’s forests totaled 499 million cubic feet, 4 percent less than in 1997. Mill byproducts generated from primary manufacturers decreased to 152 million cubic feet. Almost all plant residues were used primarily for fuel and fiber products. Pulpwood was the leading roundwood product at 261 million cubic feet; saw logs ranked second at 167 million cubic feet; veneer logs were third at 34 million cubic feet. Total receipts declined 7 percent to 494 million cubic feet. The number of primary processing plants declined from 101 in 1997 to 93 in 1999.
Bentley, James W.; Johnson, Tony G.; Ford, Eric. 2002. Florida''s timber industry - an assessment of timber product output and use, 1999. Resour. Bull. SRS 77. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Research Station. 37 p.