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High Quality Logs: Saw or Sell?

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The break-even point for sawing or selling veneer class logs is determined to be higher than generalist assumed by foresters and mill owners. The efficiencies of the mill operator and the sale of chips can raise the net return from sawing logs above that ordinarily accepted in selling the same logs for veneering.

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: Log and timber quality specialist, USDA Forest Service, Southeastern Area, Alexandria Forestry Center, Pineville, Louisiana

Publication date: 1979-02-01

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  • Each regional journal of applied forestry focuses on research, practice, and techniques targeted to foresters and allied professionals in specific regions of the United States and Canada. The Southern Journal of Applied Forestry covers an area from Virginia and Kentucky south to as far west as Oklahoma and east Texas.
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