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Charcoal industry grows in the MidwestAuthor(s): Joe F. Christopher; D. R. Bower; J. L. Smith; R. C. Thatcher; B. E. Carpenter
Source: Southern Forestry Notes SFES-SFN-139
Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication (MISC)
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DescriptionThe Midsouth manufactured 95, 000 tons of wood charcoal in 1961. This represents a gain of 28 percent over output in 1956, when the industry was last surveyed. The number of charcoal plants has increased from 29 to 90.
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CitationChristopher, Joe F.; Bower, D. R.; Smith, J. L.; Thatcher, R. C.; Carpenter, B. E. 1962. Charcoal industry grows in the Midwest. Southern Forestry Notes SFES-SFN-139. New Orleans, LA: USDA-Forest Service, Southern Forest Experiment Station. 4 p.
Keywordscharcoal, Texas pine beetles, surface soil
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