Tennessee's timber industry - an assessment of timber product output and use, 2001

  • Authors: Bentley, James W.; Wright, Robert C.
  • Publication Year: 2004
  • Publication Series: Resource Bulletin (RB)
  • Source: Resour. Bull. SRS-91. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Research Station. 39 p.

Abstract

In 2001, roundwood output from Tennessee's forests was 325 million cubic feet. Mill byproducts generated from primary manufacturers totaled 125 million cubic feet. Seventy-one percent of the plant residues were used primarily for fuel and fiber products. Saw logs were the leading roundwood product at 182 million cubic feet; pulpwood ranked second at 127 million cubic feet; other industrial products were third at 14 million cubic feet. There were 450 primary processing plants operating in Tennessee in 2001. Total receipts amounted to 311 million cubic feet.

  • Citation: Bentley, James W.; Wright, Robert C. 2004. Tennessee''s timber industry - an assessment of timber product output and use, 2001. Resour. Bull. SRS-91. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Research Station. 39 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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