Tennessee's timber industry - an assessment of timber product output and use, 1999

  • Authors: Howell, Michael; Wright, Robert C.
  • Publication Year: 2002
  • Publication Series: Resource Bulletin (RB)
  • Source: Resour. Bull. SRS–76. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Research Station. 39 p.

Abstract

In 1999, roundwood output from Tennessee’s forests was 325 million cubic feet. Mill byproducts generated from primary manufacturers totaled 125 million cubic feet. Ninety percent of the plant residues were used primarily for fuel and fiber products. Saw logs were the leading roundwood product at 185 million cubic feet; pulpwood ranked second at 121 million cubic feet; other industrial products were third at 13 million cubic feet. There were 451 primary processing plants operating in Tennessee in 1999. Total receipts amounted to 306 million cubic feet.

  • Citation: Howell, Michael; Wright, Robert C. 2002. Tennessee''s timber industry - an assessment of timber product output and use, 1999. Resour. Bull. SRS–76. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Research Station. 39 p.
  • Keywords: pulpwood, residues, roundwood, saw logs, veneer logs, wood movement
  • Posted Date: April 1, 1980
  • Modified Date: August 22, 2006
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