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Survey studies how to reach primary hardwood producers with new information

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Araman, Philip; Smith, Robert; Winn, Matthew

Year Published

2009

Publication

Gen. Tech. Rep. SRS-116. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service, Southern Research Station. P. 234.

Abstract

It is important for the timber industry to obtain new knowledge in order to stay competitive, increase productivity, or to produce new products from a sometime changing resource. We sought to understand how new knowledge— innovative techniques, improved technology, and marketing information—reach our primary forest industries in the United States. We surveyed hardwood lumber producers. We will present the results of our survey. Scientists want to make a difference and to do that we need to complete the cycle with effective technology transfer.

Keywords

timber industry productivity; hardwood

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Citation

Araman, Philip A.; Smith, Robert L.; Winn, Matthew F. 2009. Survey studies how to reach primary hardwood producers with new information. General Technical Report SRS-116. Hot Springs, Arkansas: USDA-Forest Service, Southern Research Station.

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