The 2018 Great Firewood Shoot-Out is gearing up.
By measuring drying conditions, we can manage environmental conditions to achieve the drying quality we want, the desired drying speed, and ultimately our desired profits.
Covered in this installment - a new wood plant in Maine, southern Pine lumber, and China's forest expansion.
It is rare to go from trees to final retail products, but there is tremendous opportunity fo adding value, and profits, to wood products.
Access to inexpensive, good-quality standing timber, a dry place to store wood products, and the ability to produce custom wood products at a fair price are all important factors to consider before taking the plunge.