News & Issues


Friday, 07 December 2018 12:03

Issue Update 12/7/2018

FRA signed onto a letter that was delivered to House and Senate Leadership requesting support for H-2B reforms (seasonal guestworker program).
Monday, 03 December 2018 11:08

Issue Update 11/30/18

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.
Wednesday, 28 November 2018 15:52

'Unbuilding' Gives New Life To Old Timber

Nothing in nature goes to waste. When a branch falls in the forest, fungi go to work consuming its sugars and recycling it back into the forest floor.
ISHPEMING TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WLUC) - As of Monday morning, March 19, seasonal weight restrictions have expanded to all Michigan roads.
Wednesday, 28 November 2018 15:48

3LOG Systems - Electronic Tickets

• Founded in 1997 with focus on Forestry solutions • 30 professionals on staff • The leading industry provider for Forest management solutions
Wednesday, 28 November 2018 15:47

APEX - Workforce Development

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.
Wednesday, 28 November 2018 15:44

Forest2Market - Lake States Timber Resources

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
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