Mississippi's timber industry - an assessment of timber product output and use, 2005
In 2005, industrial roundwood output from Mississippi's forests totaled 1.03 billion cubic feet, 11 percent more than in 2002. Mill byproducts generated from primary manufacturers decreased 1 percent to 385 million cubic feet. Almost all plant residues were used primarily for fuel and fiber products. Saw logs were the leading roundwood product at 543 million cubic feet; pulpwood ranked second at 366 million cubic feet; veneer logs were third at 78 million cubic feet. The number of primary processing plants remained at 116 in 2005. Total receipts increased 2 percent to 908 million cubic feet.