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North Carolina's Forest and Forest Products Industry by the Numbers

By: Eric McConnell, James Jeuck, Robert Bardon, Dennis Hazel, Clay Altizer, Barry New

This publication discusses the contributions that North Carolina’s forests and forest products industry provide to the state’s economy and presents key figures and statistics.

North Carolina Lumber Production, Consumption, and Revenue Trends, 1998 to 2013

By: Eric McConnell

This publication provides information regarding lumber production by North Carolina manufacturers over a 16-year time series, 1998 through 2013, along with consumption statistics by downstream sectors and final users.

Five Year Movements in North Carolina Hardwood Lumber Prices, 2011 to 2015

By: Eric McConnell Wood Products Notes

Lumber price trends provide key information to parties across the hardwood value chain. The prices illustrated in this note are representative of a typical mix of hardwood species that might be sawn in western and eastern North Carolina.

Methodology for Determining Forest Sector Contributions to North Carolina's Economy

By: Eric McConnell, James Jeuck, Robert Bardon, Dennis Hazel, Clayton Altizer, Barry New Forestry Impacts

This factsheet describes in greater detail the methodology used to estimate the economic contributions of North Carolina’s forest products industry. It is a companion piece to the bulletin North Carolina’s Forests and Forest Products Industry By the Numbers, where a variety of figures and statistics are provided on the management and conversion of standing timber into primary and secondary wood and fiber products.

Economic Contributions of North Carolina's Pine Straw Industry

By: Eric McConnell Forestry Impacts

This note provides an overview of the pine straw industry's contributions to North Carolina's economy.

Lumber's Carbon Product Value

By: Eric McConnell Wood Products Notes

This note provides an economic estimate of North Carolina's lumber as a carbon storehouse.

Northern Red Oak Quality Index, 2016

By: Eric McConnell Wood Products Notes

This note discusses how a Quality Index can be used to predict the lumber product value of northern red oak logs.

White Oak Quality Index, 2016

By: Eric McConnell Wood Products Notes

This note describes how a quality Index can be used to predict the lumber product value of white oak logs.