Alabama’s timber industry - an assessment of timber product output and use, 2009

  • Authors: Bentley, James W.; Johnson, Tony G.; Hendricks, Brian
  • Publication Year: 2011
  • Publication Series: Resource Bulletin (RB)
  • Source: Resour. Bull. SRS–176. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service, Southern Research Station. 31 p.

Abstract

In 2009, roundwood output from Alabama’s forests totaled 803.3 million cubic feet. Mill byproducts generated from primary manufacturers amounted to 216.8 million cubic feet. Almost all plant residues were used primarily for fuel and fiber products. Pulpwood was the leading roundwood product at 515.1 million cubic feet; saw logs ranked second at 228.3 million cubic feet; other industrial was third at 30.9 million cubic feet. The number of primary processing plants was 120. Total receipts amounted to 847.6 million cubic feet.

  • Citation: Bentley, James W.; Johnson, Tony G.; Hendricks, Brian 2011. Alabama’s timber industry - an assessment of timber product output and use, 2009. Resour. Bull. SRS–176. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service, Southern Research Station. 31 p.
  • Keywords: FIA, pulpwood, residues, roundwood, saw logs, veneer logs, wood movement
  • Posted Date: July 19, 2011
  • Modified Date: August 18, 2011
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