FRA’s Southeastern Region, managed by David West, serves FRA members throughout the South Atlantic including Georgia, South Carolina, the majority of Florida, Eastern North Carolina, and Eastern Virginia. It focuses on improving timber harvesting and transportation safety, efficiency, and environmental performance. Trucking safety and logging and trucking labor challenges are current issues of concern.
This course will cover both principles and applications of logging cost analysis techniques from the perspective of wood dealers, procurement foresters, and independent logging contractors. Course content will focus on methods for evaluating historic production and cost records within the context of the evolving wood supply chain.