Although time in the office might seem like wasted time, adopt the attitude that your business needs attention to details just like other parts of your life.
Small sawmill operators who do a good job with marketing frequently consider potential products alongside a list of buying targets.
As biomass becomes more widely used for fuel, there will be increased opportunities to remove undesirable trees from your stand and improve grow- ing conditions.
For a sawmiller, log taper raises two concerns: Do we pay more or pay less for a log with taper? Do we saw a tapered log differently than a straight log?
Like managing a forest, succession planning is long, slow work. But if you have spent your lifetime as a family forester, that's nothing new.
This woodlot dog brought her owners something unique to play fetch with - an old, skeletal chain saw they had saved for parts!