Mississippi's timber industry - an assessment of timber product output and use, 2002
In 2002, industrial roundwood output from Mississippi's forests totaled 927 million cubic feet, 7 percent less than in 1999. Mill byproducts generated from primary manufacturers increased 9 percent to 391 million cubic feet. Almost all plant residues were used primarily for fuel and fiber products. Saw logs were the leading roundwood product at 526 million cubic feet; pulpwood ranked second at 287 million cubic feet; and veneer logs were third at 78 million cubic feet. The number of primary processing plants increased to 116 in 2002. Total receipts increased 4 percent to 888 million cubic feet.