Southern pulpwood production, 2014
The South’s production of pulpwood decreased from 62.9 million cords in 2013 to 61.8 million cords in 2014. Roundwood production decreased by 307,000 cords to 49.7 million cords and accounted for 80 percent of the South’s total pulpwood production. The use of wood residue dropped 10 percent to 12.1 million cords in 2014. Alabama and Georgia led the South in total production, with 10.2 million cords each. In 2014, 81 mills were operating and drawing wood from the 13 Southern States.