Tennessee’s timber industry - an assessment of timber product output and use, 2009
In 2009, roundwood output from Tennessee’s forests was 225.1 million cubic feet. Mill byproducts generated from primary manufacturers totaled 81.4 million cubic feet. Seventy-five percent of the plant residues were used primarily for fuel and fiber products. Pulpwood was the leading roundwood product at 115.5 million cubic feet; saw logs ranked second at 105.5 million cubic feet; other industrial products were third at 2.9 million cubic feet. There were 267 primary processing plants operating in Tennessee in 2009. Total receipts amounted to 251.5 million cubic feet.