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    Author(s): Bruce Hansen; Ed Murriner; Iris Baker; Melody Akers; Melody Akers
    Date: 2006
    Source: Resour. Bull. NE-165. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Research Station 18 p.
    Publication Series: Resource Bulletin (RB)
    Station: Northeastern Research Station
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    Assesses primary wood-processing activities in West Virginia for 2000. West Virginia?s total wood harvest for industrial uses was 202 million cubic feet, up nearly 22 percent from 1994. Sawlog production totaled 803.5 million board feet, a decrease of 8.1 million board feet from 1994. There were 172 sawmills operating in the State in 2000, with only 10 percent accounting for more than half of West Virginia?s lumber production. Fifty-seven mills accounted for 90 percent of the lumber produced. Oak accounted for 43 percent of the State?s production, followed by yellow-poplar at 23 percent. Pulpwood production totaled 732,000 cords, an increase of 110 percent from 1994.

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    Hansen, Bruce; Murriner, Ed; Baker, Iris; Akers, Melody. 2006. West Virginia timber product output, 2000. Resour. Bull. NE-165. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Research Station 18 p.

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    roundwood production, roundwood consumption, mill receipts, primary processing, sawlogs, veneer logs, pulpwood, engineered wood products

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