IP Helping Fund Research Programs

Again this year, International Paper (IP) is offering a program that’s funded $500,000 in academic research grants the past two years to explore new technology and key issues for forest landowners and the forest products industry. Since 2019, IP has asked U.S....
2020 Mid-South Show Scheduled August 21-22

2020 Mid-South Show Scheduled August 21-22

The Mid-South Forestry Equipment Show, the longest-running and best attended live demo in the South, will be held August 21-22, again on Mississippi State University’s John W. Starr Memorial Forest located just south of Starkville, Mississippi. In a planning meeting...

Logging Cost Indexes In Works For U.S. South, West

In a project funded by the Wood Supply Research Institute (WSRI), researchers at the University of Georgia are endeavoring to validate what they describe as the UGA Logging Cost Index, built on accumulated data provided by logging companies in the South. At the same...

Forestry Is $23 Billion Industry In Illinois

Woodland owners in Illinois may be surprised to learn that timber produced on their land is part of a $23 billion industry in Illinois and is a major contributor to the state’s economy, according to Jay Hayek, extension forestry specialist at the University of...