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    Author(s): William C. Siegel
    Date: 1973
    Source: USDA Forest Service, Southern Forest Experiment Station, Research Paper SO-087
    Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
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    By means of long-term contracts, southern wood-using industries control almost 7 million acres of privately owned, nonindustrial forest. While pine is the prevalent timber type under contract, there are also substantial acreages of hardwood. Nearly all agreements are written on an individual basis, but most fit into one of several broad categories.

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    Siegel, William C. 1973. Long-term contracts for forest land and timber in the South. USDA Forest Service, Southern Forest Experiment Station, Research Paper SO-087


    Land leases, timber leases, long term cutting contracts

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