East Oklahoma harvest and utilization study, 2008
In 2008, a harvest and utilization study was conducted on 28 operations in eastern Oklahoma. There were 682 total trees measured: 509 or 75 percent were softwood, while 173 or 25 percent were hardwood. Results from this study showed that 86 percent of the total softwood volume measured was utilized for a product, and 14 percent was left as logging residue. Seventy-four percent of the total hardwood volume measured was utilized for a product, while 26 percent was left as logging residue.