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

  • Authors: Bentley, James W.; Johnson, Tony G.; Howell, Michael
  • Publication Year: 2002
  • Publication Series: Resource Bulletin (RB)
  • Source: Resour. Bull. SRS–79. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Research Station. 40 p.

Abstract

In 1999, roundwood output from Arkansas' forests totaled 692 million cubic feet. Mill byproducts generated from primary manufacturers were 290 million cubic feet. Almost all plant residues were used, primarily for fuel and fiber products. Saw logs were the leading roundwood product at 320 million cubic feet; pulpwood ranked second at 285 million cubic feet; veneer logs were third at 84 million cubic feet. The number of primary processing plants was 336 in 1999. Receipts for those mills totaled 681 million cubic feet.

  • Citation: Bentley, James W.; Johnson, Tony G.; Howell, Michael 2002. Arkansas'' timber industry - an assessment of timber product output and use, 1999. Resour. Bull. SRS–79. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Research Station. 40 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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