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    Author(s): James W. BentleyJason A. Cooper
    Date: 2015
    Source: e-Resource Bulletin SRS-206. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service, Southern Research Station.
    Publication Series: Resource Bulletin (RB)
    Station: Southern Research Station
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    Description

    The South’s production of pulpwood increased from 62.7 million cords in 2011 to 63.7 million cords in 2012. Roundwood production decreased by 770,000 cords to 49.3 million cords and accounted for 78 percent of the South’s total pulpwood production. The use of wood residue dropped 15 percent to 14.4 million cords in 2012. Georgia and Alabama led the South in total production, with 10.5 and 10.0 million cords, respectively. In 2012, 82 mills were operating and drawing wood from the 13 Southern States. Pulping capacity of Southern mills increased from 122,218 tons per day in 2011 to 123,427 tons per day in 2012.

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    Citation

    Bentley, James W.; Cooper, Jason A. 2015. Southern pulpwood production, 2012. e-Resource Bulletin SRS-206. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service, Southern Research Station. 39 p.

    Keywords

    FIA, pulping capacity, pulpmills, pulpwood, residues, roundwood.

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