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    Author(s): George R. Niskala; Thomas W., Jr. Church
    Date: 1966
    Source: Research Note NE-46. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 1-8
    Publication Series: Research Note (RN)
    Station: Northeastern Research Station
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    The markets for hardwood lumber are now strong, and sawmill profits are increasing. But this favorable market-price situation is the exception rather than the rule. Usually hardwood sawmill operators are confronted with ever-decreasing profit margins. During the past decade, while lumber prices have remained relatively constant, most logging and sawmilling costs have increased from 30 to 45 percent

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    Niskala, George R.; Church, Thomas W., Jr. 1966. Cutting hardwood cants can boost sawmill profits. Research Note NE-46. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 1-8

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