Senate and House leaders negotiating final terms on a new Farm Bill announced this week that a tentative deal has been reached. Negotiations have been tied up on disagreements over work requirements for food stamp recipients and, more recently, over federal forest management provisions in the House-passed bill.
On a spring day in the Pacific Northwest, a log truck driver was proceeding down a haul road. Earlier in the week, a base machine had been located on the road, and the crew had to dig a hole in the road to bury its bucket during tethered logging.
64th Annual North Star Expo, MN's largest logging equipment show The Expo features more than 100 exhibitors, including over $15 million in the latest logging, trucking, sawmill and firewood equipment and technology.
High quality, modern pulp & paper mills • High quality, unique hardwood resource • Diverse land ownership that includes: o NIPF o Large institutional investment o Government ownership • High percent of certified forestland • Relatively cheap energy • Rail system still available