Georgia harvest and utilization study, 2015


In 2014, a harvest and utilization study was conducted on 91 operations throughout Georgia. There were 2,129 total trees measured: 1,842 or 87 percent were softwood, while 287 or 13 percent were hardwood. Results from this study showed that 87 percent of the total softwood volume measured was utilized for a product, and 13 percent was left as logging residue. Seventy-seven percent of the total hardwood volume measured was utilized for a product, while 23 percent was left as logging residue.

  • Citation: Wall, David J.; Bentley, James W.; Gray, James A.; Cooper, Jason A. 2018. Georgia harvest and utilization study, 2015. e-Resource Bulletin  SRS–217. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service, Southern Research Station. 23 p
  • Keywords: FIA, growing stock, logging residue, nongrowing stock, overutilization, product, removals, underutilization.
  • Posted Date: April 18, 2018
  • Modified Date: September 8, 2021
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