Mississippi's 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-80. Asheville, NC. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Research Station. 40 p.

Abstract

In 1999, industrial roundwood output from Mississippi's forests totaled 991 million cubic feet, 4 percent less than in 1995. Mill byproducts generated from primary manufacturers remained the same at 357 million cubic feet. Almost all plant residues were used primarily for fuel and fiber products. Saw logs were the leading roundwood product at 491 million cubic feet; pulpwood ranked second at 404 million cubic feet; veneer logs were third at 71 million cubic feet. The number of primary processing plants remained at 105 in 1999. Total receipts declined 3 percent to 855 million cubic feet.

  • Citation: Bentley, James W.; Johnson, Tony G.; Howell, Michael 2002. Mississippi''s timber industry - an assessment of timber product output and use, 1999. Resour. Bull. SRS-80. 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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