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    Author(s): Frederick W. Cubbage; James E. Granskog
    Date: 1981
    Source: Forest Products Journal Vol. 32(4), 37-43
    Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
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    Timber harvesting systems and their costs are a major concern for the forest products industries. In this paper, harvest costs per cord are estimated, using computer simulation, for current southern pine harvesting systems. The estimations represent a range of mechanization levels. The sensitivity of systems to factors affecting harvest costs - machine costs, fuel prices, wage rates, tract size, and planted stands - is examined to determine trends in harvest sytems and costs.

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    Cubbage, Frederick W.; Granskog, James E. 1981. Harvesting systems and costs for southern pine in the 1980s. Forest Products Journal Vol. 32(4), 37-43

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