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Impact of product mix and markets on the economic feasibility of hardwood thinningAuthor(s): John E. Baumgras; Chris B. LeDoux
Source: In: Proceedings of the seventh central hardwood conference; GTR NC-132; U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station. 185-189
Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
Station: Northern Research Station
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DescriptionResults demonstrate how the economic feasibility of commercial hardwood thinning is impacted by tree diameter, product mix, and primary product markets. These results indicate that multiproduct harvesting can increase revenues by $0.01/ft³ to $0.32/ft³; and that small shifts in price levels or haul distance can postpone commercial thinning approximately 10 years.
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CitationBaumgras, John E.; LeDoux, Chris B. 1989. Impact of product mix and markets on the economic feasibility of hardwood thinning. In: Proceedings of the seventh central hardwood conference; GTR NC-132; U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station. 185-189
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