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BOBNDWOODS bobndwoods at aol.com
Tue Aug 25 21:15:49 EST 1998

In article <1998082514023400.KAA18764 at ladder01.news.aol.com>, wudman69 at aol.com
(Wudman69) writes:

>>That is $20 to $30 per cord.  Roughly $54 to $80 per ton on the local market.
>>Twelve year old pine pulpwood is only possible on the best of sites under
>>intensive management.  But, it is possible.
>>Bob Miller
>>Alabama Registered Forester
>You have reversed your numbers there.  A cord of wood weighs roughly 2.6 tons
>(depending on whose conversion you use----but a ton is a ton).  Generating a
>first thinning at age 12-13 is[my] growth target for intensive culture on the
>coastal plain of the South.  If you can make a site perform as a site 80
>(base 25), then this target can be met.  This is done through the use of
>herbicides, fertilization, and site specific mechanical methods.

That's what comes from answering your mail too late at night.  I did reverse
it.  I usually think about per ton prices as delivered to the mill.  Appologies
to Larry and all others for that brain fart.

Bob Miller
Alabama Registered Forester

~~~> The forest may be quiet, but that doesn't mean all the snakes have left.

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