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Mechanizing Forest Operations

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Abstract:

Interest in improving output per man-day through introducing mechanized equipment is widespread. Not all devices that save labor produce savings in operating costs, particularly if they involve heavy fixed costs. The author discusses a few new developments and points out what they mean to the planner of forest operations.

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: Specialist in logging and milling, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station, Philadelphia, Pa. Senior member, S.A.F.

Publication date: May 1, 1947

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  • The Journal of Forestry is the most widely circulated scholarly forestry journal in the world. In print since 1902, the Journal has received several national awards for excellence. The mission of the Journal of Forestry is to advance the profession of forestry by keeping forest management professionals informed about significant developments and ideas in the many facets of forestry: economics, education and communication, entomology and pathology, fire, forest ecology, geospatial technologies, history, international forestry, measurements, policy, recreation, silviculture, social sciences, soils and hydrology, urban and community forestry, utilization and engineering, and wildlife management. The Journal is published bimonthly: January, March, May, July, September, and November.
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