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    Author(s): Consuelo Brandeis; Tony G. JohnsonMike HowellJames W. Bentley
    Date: 2011
    Source: Resour. Bull. SRS–183. 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 2009, roundwood output from Arkansas’ forests totaled 489.4 million cubic feet, 27 percent less than in 2007. Mill byproducts generated from primary manufacturers deceased 35 percent to 196.7 million cubic feet. Almost all plant residues were used primarily for fuel and fiber products. Saw logs were the leading roundwood product at 215.2 million cubic feet; pulpwood ranked second at 214.5 million cubic feet; veneer logs were third at 44.3 million cubic feet. The number of primary processing plants decreased from 141 in 2007 to 90 in 2009. Total receipts fell 25 percent to 547.5 million cubic feet.

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    Brandeis, Consuelo; Johnson, Tony G.; Howell, Michael; Bentley, James W. 2011. Arkansas’ timber industry - an assessment of timber product output and use, 2009. Resour. Bull. SRS–183. 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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