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Long-term contracts for forest land and timber in the SouthAuthor(s): William C. Siegel
Source: USDA Forest Service, Southern Forest Experiment Station, Research Paper SO-087
Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
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DescriptionBy 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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CitationSiegel, 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
KeywordsLand leases, timber leases, long term cutting contracts
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