Forestry Equipment Cost Index: 1968-1978
Abstract:Prices were obtained for selected pieces of forest management and harvesting equipment for the 1968 to 1978 period.¹ These prices were compared to the inflation rate. Forest management equipment prices increased faster in the 1968-78 period than inflation while the increase for harvesting equipment was not as great as inflation. The effect on the individual user depended on his equipment mix: the greater the proportion of management equipment the faster his purchase costs rose.
Document Type: Journal Article
Affiliations: Pulpwood Coordinator, American Can Company, Butler, Alabama
Publication date: 1981-11-01
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