Kentucky's timber industry-an assessment of timber product output and use, 2005

  • Authors: Bentley, James W.; Lowe, Larry
  • Publication Year: 2007
  • Publication Series: Resource Bulletin (RB)
  • Source: Resour. Bull. SRS–124. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service, Southern Research Station. 32 p.

Abstract

In 2005, roundwood output from Kentucky's forests totaled 191 million cubic feet, 3 percent more than in 2003. Mill byproducts generated from primary manufacturers increased 2 percent to 91 million cubic feet. Ninety-six percent of plant residues were used, primarily for fuel, miscellaneous, and fiber products. Saw logs were the leading roundwood product at 143 million cubic feet; pulpwood ranked a distant second at 25 million cubic feet; composite panels were third at 14 million cubic feet. The number of primary processing plants declined from 297 in 2003 to 292 in 2005. Total receipts increased 2 percent to 214 million cubic feet.

  • Citation: Bentley, James W.; Lowe, Larry 2007. Kentucky''s timber industry-an assessment of timber product output and use, 2005. Resour. Bull. SRS–124. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service, Southern Research Station. 32 p.
  • Keywords: FIA, pulpwood, residues, roundwood, saw logs, veneer logs, wood movement.
  • Posted Date: January 30, 2008
  • Modified Date: January 30, 2008
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