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    Author(s): Frederick W. Cubbage; James E. Granskog; Bryce Stokes
    Date: 1986
    Source: In: Proceedings of the 1986 Society of American foresters national convention, forests, the world and the profession, 343-347 October 5-9, Birmingham AL.
    Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
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    Trends in forest harvesting equipment costs, labor costs, and harvesting costs in the South since the 1960's are sumarized based on data collected from available price reporting services, Equipmettt costs and wage rates have generally increased at a rate greater than that of inflation in general hut less than that of industrial comodities, Logging costs have increased at a rate considerably less than inflation. This indicates that logging productivity has increased significantly in the last two decades.

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    Cubbage, Frederick W.; Granskog, James E.; Stokes, Bryce. 1986. Logging productivity and costs in the south: trends and causes. In: Proceedings of the 1986 Society of American foresters national convention, forests, the world and the profession, 343-347 October 5-9, Birmingham AL.

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