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High-paying blue-collar jobs go unfilled as millions of Americans take on loads of college debt. Building-supply giant 84 Lumber says it has the answer. Sabastian Kleis, the son of a waitress from Rust Belt Ohio, was supposed to be the first person in his family to graduate...
A Norwegian company has come out with a new technique for making hot dogs out of pine trees, which is pretty cool and also means there’s a perfect specialty food for both Memorial Day and Christmas. According to The Local,...
RONAN — Leftover tree parts from logging operations usually end up as piles of useless ash, but academic researchers and tribal forestry officials hope that recent projects will result in less waste and a possible energy market for local forest products.  Alaska...
By Congressman Tom Reed (R-NY), Chairman of Private Property Right Caucus Since our country was founded, private property ownership has served as a cornerstone of our freedoms. The constitutional right to private property is based on the principle that government should not...
U.S. Senators Jim Risch and Mike Crapo introduced the Future Logging Careers Act, which would equalize the status of those coming to the logging trade with other agricultural fields.  The Act allows family members to learn the trade of logging from a younger age so...
One quarter (24%) of private forest landowners across the country will be represented by first time Senators when the 114th Congress begins in January. As part of their responsibilities representing forests landowner constituents, the freshman class of 12 U.S. Senators will...
DALLAS, October 15, 2014 (press release) – The Land Report releases 2014 Land Report 100 presented by Fay Ranches; Malone and Turner still largest, but Reed Family jumps to No. 5 with purchase of 600,000-acre JELD-WEN Oregon estate. Continuing the trend of...
Tweet Agriculture, Timber, & Energy Production Would Suffer If Northern Long-Eared Bat is Listed as Endangered The House Natural Resources Committee held a field oversight hearing on “The Northern Long Eared Bat: The Federal Endangered Species Act...
U.S. SENATE, September 11, 2014 (press release) – Senators Jon Tester and John Walsh are pushing the U.S. Forest Service to put the 2014 Farm Bill to work creating jobs and improving forest health by increasing the timber harvest on National Forest lands....
By Tim Portz | June 03, 2014 - I’m somewhere over Missouri. Maybe Oklahoma. Wherever I am, I’m headed for Baton Rouge by way of New Orleans. This week will find me in various locales in Louisiana and Mississippi, largely to see, think about...

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