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Tractor-logging costs and production in old-growth redwood

Kenneth N. Boe

Tractor-logging costs and production in old-growth redwood

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Published by Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station, Forest Service, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture in Berkeley, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tractors -- California,
  • Coast redwood -- California,
  • Logging -- California -- Costs

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesTractor logging costs and production in old growth redwood.
    StatementKenneth N. Boe.
    SeriesResearch paper PSW -- 8., U.S. Forest Service research paper PSW -- 8.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination16 p. :
    Number of Pages16
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17616495M
    OCLC/WorldCa27089546

      In , the federal government purchased 7, acres of redwood forest from Charles Hurwitz’s now defunct Pacific Lumber Company to create the Headwaters Forest Reserve at a cost of $ million dollars. The deal brought to a close possibly the most divisive environmental conflict in California history and finally brought a measure of peace to the region. [ Home] 1. Redwood Forest- Physiogonomy or botanical architecture of climax old-growth coast redwood (Sequoia sempervirens)- Douglas fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii) layering of vegetation visible in this "outside" shot indicates the relatively diverse, even complex, structure of this plant community given dominance by the small number of dominant tree species (usually one or two). Priti Maheshwari, Igor Kovalchuk, in Industrial Oil Crops, Rapeseed. Rapeseed (Brassica napus L.) is the third largest oil crop after soybean and oil palm, with 12% of the world oil market and the main production areas in Europe (35%), China (26%), India (14%), and Canada (8%).Canola oil (double zero rapeseed) developed through conventional plant breeding from rapeseed is used for the.


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Tractor-logging costs and production in old-growth redwood by Kenneth N. Boe Download PDF EPUB FB2

A cost accounting analysis of full-scale logging opera-tions in old-growth redwood during 2 years revealed that it cost $ per M bd. (gross Scribner log scale) to get logs on trucks. Road development costs averaged another $ per M bd. Felling-bucking production was calculated by average tree : Kenneth N.

Boe. Tractor-logging costs and production in old-growth redwood forests. U.S. Forest Service Research Paper PSW-8, Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Exp. Station, Berkeley, CA. Boe, K.N. Natural regeneration in old-growth redwood cuttings. U.S. Forest Service Research Note PSW, Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Exp.

Station, Berkeley, CA. Natural seedlings and sprouts after regeneration cuttings in old-growth redwood Kenneth N. Boe. RP Plants of the highest Santa Lucia and Diablo Range peaks, California Griffin, James R. Tractor-logging costs and production in old-growth redwood forests Kenneth N.

Boe. RP Maximum height of old-growth coast redwood trees range between 60 m in the southern portion (Henson and Usner ) to upwards of m in the northern portion of.

And production began to move up in about to about million board feet a year, doubling the average production of the previous 20 or 30 years. I think it is interesting to note here that the redwood young-growth in the first 40 years of logging and for some years thereafter, were really there as an accident of nature.

(5) Boe, Kenneth N., Redwood seed dispersion in old-growth cutovers. U.S. Forest Service Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experimental Station, Res. Note7 pp. (6) Boe, Kenneth N., Tractor-logging costs and production in old-growth redwood.

U.S. Forest Service Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experimental Station, Res. Paper PSW-8, 16 pp. The net production of felling was estimated at 12 trees/h ( m 3 /h). The net production rates for skidding, loading and traveling averagedand m 3 /h respectively.

The Tractor-logging costs and production in old-growth redwood book cost of harvesting from stand to mill was estimated €/m 3. The skidding phase was the most expensive component of the cut-to-length method. Cost analysis showed that the higher the ma-chine production rate the lower the subgrading cost and vice versa.

The mean production costs for the D6D, D4D and the County were estimated to be US$ 0. but the loading production per machine hour is 60 m 3 /hr.

The cost of log sorting can either be shown as a reduced effective rate of log loading or as a separate subunit cost of the total logging unit cost. If the sorting cost is included in the loading cost, the unit cost of loading is then UC = 40/60 = $ per m 3 Truck Transport.

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• Over 1, species found in are “at risk”, and in many instances, it's because of the continued logging of their wild forest habitat (Wilderness Committee, ).

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Redwood's unique status in the lumber market was built on the enormous supply of virgin old-growth trees that yielded fine-grained wood with legendary beauty and almost supernatural toughness.

Typical old-growth redwood is moderately lightweight, moderately strong and stiff, and moderately hard. The wood is easy to work, generally straight grained, and shrinks and swells comparatively little. The heartwood from old-growth trees has high decay resistance; heartwood from second-growth trees generally has low to moderate decay resistance.

operating costs of providing educational opportunities. The second-growth redwood forest in the Santa Cruz Mountains is around 90 years old thanks almost entirely.

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That provides a fantastic chance to obtain not just old-growth data, but data from old-growth forests in different stages.” That’s especially important, says Keenan, because terms such as “old-growth” and “forest maturity” are poorly defined.

For our tractor example, these three costs would be: TIH = x ($75, + $27,) / 2 = $ per year Total Ownership Cost Bringing this all together, let’s go back to the original formula for total ownership costs: Total Ownership Cost (also called fixed costs) = Capital Recovery + TIH Or $7, + $ = $8, per year.

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Average cost of log pro-duction per m 3 was $ There appears to be an oppor-tunity to reduce cost of log production by coordinating functions, increasing scheduled work hours, utilization of machines and animals, and reducing labor cost.

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