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This study formally tests the hypothesis that markets for Alaska lumber and logs are integrated with those of similar products from the U.S. Pacific Northwest and Canada. The prices from these three supply regions are tested in a common demand market (Japan). Cointegration tests are run on paired…
Author(s): James A. Stevens, David J. Brooks
Keywords: Arbitrage, markets, cointegration, Alaska, softwood, prices
Source: Res. Pap. PNW-RP-556. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 12 p
Year: 2003
The North East State Foresters Association (NEFA) commissioned a study that resulted in the publication of a report titled, "A Forest Resource Model of the States of New York, Vermont, New Hampshire, and Maine." In this article we used the integrated NEFA computer simulation framework to go beyond…
Author(s): Paul E. Sendak, Robert C. Abt, Robert J. Turner
Keywords: Timber supply, markets, economic modeling, Maine, New Hampshire, New York, Vermont
Source: Northern Journal of Applied Forestry. 20(4): 175-185.
Year: 2003
The Alaska forest products industry is experiencing significant changes in its structure due to economic, ecological, and social pressures. Papers presented at this workshop brought together technical specialists and exhibitors from forest products industry, associations, universities, and private…
Author(s): Theodore L. Laufenberg, Bridget K. Brady
Keywords: forest products, Alaska, wood, timber, logs, economics, forest management, silviculture, land use, engineered products, lumber, special forest products, nontimber forest products, markets, international, secondary processing, value added, forest health, Sitka spruce, yellow-cedar, western redcedar, hemlock, white spruce, red alder, small business, community development, research needs, industry capacity
Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. PNW-GTR-500. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 341 p
Year: 2000
This report describes the current status of wood and paper recycling in the United States and predicts the production and market consequences of increased recycling. The results suggest that the rate of paper recycling will rapidly rise in the 1990s, mainly as a result of the competitive evolution…
Author(s): Peter J. Ince
Keywords: Forest products, recycling, markets, trends
Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. FPL–GTR–89. Madison, WI: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory. 10 p.
Year: 1996
Missouri roundwood production was 123.5 million cubic feet in 1969--96% hardwoods and 4% softwoods. Of this total, over half was saw logs, 1/8 was charcoal wood, and 7% was cooperage logs. Most logging is centered in and adjacent to the Eastern Ozark Region.
Author(s): James E. Blyth, Robert Massengale
Keywords: saw logs, cooperage logs, charcoal wood, pulpwood, residue, markets
Source: Resource Bulletin NC-16. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
Year: 1972
Analyzes trends in the hardwood veneer and plywood industry of Michigan and Wisconsin between 1964 and 1969. In that period, red oak and hard maple replaced yellow birch as the major species used. Log supplies were adequate. Wall paneling was the major end market with doorskins next. Excess…
Author(s): Gary R. Lindell, Lewis T. Hendricks
Keywords: markets, veneer logs, capacity utilization, equipment
Source: Research Paper NC-72. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
Year: 1972
A forest carbon (C) offset is a quantifiable unit of C that is commonly developed at the local or regional project scale and is designed to counterbalance anthropogenic C emissions by sequestering C in trees. In capand- trade programs, forest offsets have market value if the sequestered C is…
Author(s): Matthew D. Hurteau, Bruce A. Hungate, George W. Koch, Malcolm P. North, Gordon R Smith
Keywords: disturbance, forest carbon, markets
Source: Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 11(1): 37-42
Year: 2013
The purpose of this study was to identify markets for, and competitors to, the United States forest industries in the next 30 years. The Global Forest Products Model was used to make predictions of international demand, supply, trade, and prices, conditional on the last RPA Timber Assessment…
Author(s): James Turner, Joseph Buongiorno, Shushuai Zhu, Jeffrey P. Prestemon
Keywords: International trade, forest products, forecasting, competition, modeling, markets
Source: In: Alavalapati, J.; Carter D., eds. Proceedings of the 2004 Southern Forest Economics Workshop, March 14-16, 2004, St. Augustine, FL: University of Florida: 6-15
Year: 2005
This report provides general and statistical information on forests products markets in terms of production, trade, consumption, and prices. The current state of the United States economy is described. Market developments are described for sawn softwood, sawn hardwood, softwood log trade, wood-…
Author(s): James L. Howard
Keywords: Production, trade, prices, forest products, markets
Source: Res. Note FPL-RN-0282. Madison, WI: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory. 5 pages.
Year: 2001
This report provides general and statistical information on forests products markets in terms of production, trade, con-sumption, and prices. The current state of the United States economy is described. Market developments are described for sawn softwood, sawn hardwood, softwood log trade, wood-…
Author(s): James L. Howard
Keywords: Production, trade, prices, markets, forest products, consumption
Source: Res. Note FPL-RN-287. Madison, WI: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory. 5 p.
Year: 2002
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