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    Author(s): Rhonda Mathison; Christopher Nevins
    Date: 2009
    Source: Resour. Bull. SRS--154. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service, Southern Research Station. 31 p.
    Publication Series: Resource Bulletin (RB)
    Station: Southern Research Station
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    Description

    In 2007, roundwood output from Kentucky’s forests totaled 186 million cubic feet, 3 percent less than in 2005. Mill byproducts generated from primary manufacturers decreased 5 percent to 90 million cubic feet. Seventy-seven percent of plant residues were used, primarily for fuel, miscellaneous, and fiber products. Saw logs were the leading roundwood product at 144 million cubic feet; pulpwood ranked a distant second at 25 million cubic feet; composite panels were third at 9 million cubic feet. The number of primary processing plants declined from 292 in 2005 to 253 in 2007. Total receipts declined 7 percent to 200 million cubic feet.

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    Citation

    Mathison, Rhonda M.; Nevins, Christopher G. 2009. Kentucky's timber industry—an assessment of timber product output and use, 2007. Resour. Bull. SRS–154. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service, Southern Research Station. 31 p.

    Keywords

    FIA, pulpwood, residues, roundwood, saw logs, veneer logs, wood movement.

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