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Ohio tree farmers’ cooperative seeks better markets, prices for ‘King of Pines’
[Ohio] “We’re a group of landowners who thought that by banding together we could more effectively market pine,” explains Woyar, a forester and secretary for the cooperative. Pine trees are actively marketed, Woyar explains, but it is a relatively low-value market in which most of the trees are used for wood pulp. Many of these pines, however, yield good lumber and with a better marketing effort can net higher value when sold as material for furniture, wainscot siding, log homes and timber frames. That desire is what led to the formation of OPPC. [Page 14 of the PDF Newsletter]

News notes are courtesy of Southern Forests Network News Notes





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