This publication is designed to educate small to medium-sized primary and secondary forest products industry personnel about why and how to market wood products. Hobbyists and producers of wooden arts and crafts also will benefit by learning the necessary marketing skills to increase revenue and make their part-time business or hobby less expensive. (PDF format only)
This article includes information about how to care for wood floors.
This survey of loggers in Maine and in eight southern states, were conducted to gain additional information about the logging community and to provide a basis for validating the results of the Logging Capacity Study. This Logging Capacity Study is reasonably representative of the logging population except that it does not appear to be representative of those loggers who work fewer than 200 days per year. This study appears to be representative of 89% of the wood production in the South.
This article provides a brief overview of the information provided by the quality mark on treated lumber.
Certified forests may be the next trend in lumber marketing, but non-industrial, private forest landowners generally are unwilling to foot the bill, according to a recent study.
A description of how biomass is being used for energy in Louisiana with an emphasis on the potential for expansion in the industry. (PDF format only)