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Forest Products Industry Must Build Bridge to Next Century

Oregon Logging Conference - Cut-to-Length Seen as Gaining Acceptance in NW Cut-to-Length Featured Prominently at Oregon Logging Conference, Seen as Gaining Acceptance in NW By Jack...

Imports Overtake Forest Products Exports

Survey Reveals Wide Impact of Globalization and Companies Responding, Adapting (Editor’s Note: The following article first appeared in Center Focus, the newsletter of the Virginia...

Industry Faces Logger Shortage: Educational and Training Programs Developed to Reach Younger Generation

It’s no secret that logging is a dangerous occupation. In addition, the working conditions are not always exactly...lovely. For those and other reasons, young adults...

Logger Survey: Is Logging an Agricultural Activity? We Want Your Feedback

For years the Agriculture sector has enjoyed various Acts passed in Congress which have helped to bring some semblance of stability to their industry....

Oregon Women’s Program Educates Students

Program Educates Students About Forestry In the 1980s, as forest practices began to take harsh criticism, Oregon Women in Timber (OWIT) formed to reach families...

Trade Group Launches Initiative to Improve Response to Spills

Trade Group Launches Initiative to Improve Response to Spills The Forest Resources Association (FRA) has launched a new initiative to improve response to accidental spills...

Calendar of Events, April 2006

List of Pallet Meetings, Forest Products Machinery Shows and Wood Meetings. FOREST PRODUCTS MACHINERY SHOWS May 3-5  Oklahoma Forestry Conference & Equipment Expo  Wagoner,  OK  Contact: (918) 423-2479 May 12-13  Northeastern Forest...

Tigercat Completes Acquisition of ROI

Tigercat Industries, which manufactures the Tigercat brand of forestry machines, has acquired Ragnar Original Innovations (ROI), which manufactures material processing equipment. The acquisition by Tigercat,...

USDA Secretary Outlines Forest Policy

USDA Secretary Outlines Forest Policy – New forest policy vision addresses restoration issues across broader landscapes, including both federal and private lands. The vision for...

Industry Launches Pro-environment Initiative: Nature’s Packaging Will Promote Environmental Benefits of Wood Pallets, Packaging

Industry Outreach: Pallet associations join forces to start marketing campaign aimed at telling the positive environmental message about wood pallets.   The National Wooden Pallet and...
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