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National pulpwood production, 2010Author(s): Ronald J. Piva; James W. Bentley; Steven W. Hayes
Source: Resour. Bull. NRS-89. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station. 74 p.
Publication Series: Resource Bulletin (RB)
Station: Northern Research Station
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DescriptionU.S. pulpwood production amounted to 86.5 million cords in 2010, a decrease of 4 percent from 2008. Roundwood production totaled 65.7 million cords and accounted for 76 percent of the Nation's total pulpwood production. The Southern Region led the Nation in total production with 65.5 million cords, followed by the Northern Region with 12.8 million cords, and the Western States with 8.2 million cords. In 2010, 136 pulp mills were in operation drawing wood from 36 of the lower 48 states. Pulping capacity for the Nation totaled 166,096 tons per day, with southern mills accounting for 74 percent of the total capacity.
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CitationPiva, Ronald J.; Bentley, James W.; Hayes, Steven W. 2014. National pulpwood production, 2010. Resour. Bull. NRS-89. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station. 74 p.
Keywordspulping capacity, pulp mills, pulpwood, residues, roundwood
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