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  Pastime to Profession: The Necessary Principles of Commercial Sawmilling - Jordan Baize of B & K Wood Products, Inc. touches on the basics of commercial sawing essentials that must be understood in order to transfer a recreational lumberman to a lumberman by trade. Fortunately, these are not difficult, but they are vitally important.  (6/1/2011)

  Minnesota Contractor Focused on Benefits - Dave Rasmussen Wanted a Retirement Home, but He Found a Business with Gyro-Trac  (9/1/2008)

  LaFleur Retires to Full-Time Logging - Michigan Father-Son Loggers Turn to Nortrax and John Deere, Friends and Family  (9/1/2008)

  Wisconsin Brothers Tackle Tough Hardwoods - Nordine Land Management Eager to Put New Track TimberPro Carrier into Service  (9/1/2008)

  Kentucky Logger Moves into C-T-L for Pine - Salem Log Yard Completes Transition to Link-Belt Carriers with Log Max Harvesters  (9/1/2008)

  Forestry Mulchers Essential for Ga. Company: Southeastern Clearing Systems Relies on Specialty SUPERTRAK Machines - Georgia Company Relies on SUPERTRAK Machines  (4/1/2008)

  Building a Life - Tanner Owen Built a Home and a Life with his LT40HD  (12/1/2007)

  Forestry Mulcher Benefits Oregon Ranch - SUPERTRAK Machine Follows Loggers, Mulches Slash; Treatment Provides Numerous Benefits  (10/1/2007)

  Connecticut Contractor Keeps Clearing - CBI Machine Proves Versatile for Grinding Land-Clearing Debris, Making Mulch  (10/1/2007)

  Fla. Company Leapfrogs into Grinding - Custom Mulch & Recycling Gets Fast Start with Support from Morbark and Two Grinders  (10/1/2007)

  Demand for Biofuel Makes Chips Attractive: Trelan Whole Tree Chipper Is Integral to Maine Timber Harvester’s Operations - Trelan Chipper Integral to Operations for Maine Logger  (6/1/2007)

  Wisconsin Father, Son Are a C-T-L Team: Meverdens Find Log Max Harvester on Timbco, Eco Log Forwarder an Effective Combination - Father and Son Like Eco Log Forwarder, Lgo Max Harvester Head  (5/1/2007)

  John Deere Shows Off Forestry Assembly Lines - Company Hosts Trade Media to Its Headquarters and Manufacturing Plants  (11/1/2006)

  WJZ & Sons Converts to Short Wood - Michigan Logger Relies on Risley Rolly 24-Inch Rotosaw in Tough Hardwoods  (9/1/2006)

  Zellar and Sons Has Plan to Persevere - Michigan Logging Company Uses Tigercat Machines for Tree-Length Operations  (9/1/2006)

  Michigan Brothers Glad for Change to C-T-L - Piwarski Brothers Rely on Two John Deere Harvesters and a John Deere Forwarder  (9/1/2006)

  Tough Combination for Tough Hardwoods - Schloer Logging Puts TimberPro 830, LogMax 7000 to Work in Wisconsin Hardwoods  (9/1/2006)

  Special Trees – Special Home - John Fischer’s LT 15 Cuts for a Dream  (4/1/2006)

  Harvesting Profits - Nenana Lumber Builds Business with Wood-Mizer Sawmill  (3/1/2006)

  Garner Logging Is Small but Efficient - Barko Loader Key Machine for N.C. Contractor  (11/1/2005)

  Calif. Company Prospers in Wood Fiber - Reuser Inc. Transitioning to Trailers with Keith® Walking Floor® System for Moving Mulch  (10/1/2005)

  N.C. Firm Offers Full Service Land Clearing - Morbark Grinders Provide Backbone of Operations for Shelton Logging & Chipping  (10/1/2005)

  Kentucky Company Thrives in Land Clearing - Grasshoppers Landscaping and Tree Service Inc. Leans on Bandit Chippers, Grinders  (10/1/2005)

  Georgia Company Evolves in Grinding - Hamby Truck and Equipment Relies on DuraTech Machines for Grinding Operations  (10/1/2005)

  Penn. Contractor Has Diverse Operations - Metzler Forest Products Adds CBI Track Grinder for Land-Clearing Operations  (10/1/2005)

  Future of Lumber Drying Lies in Predictive Control - A new process of drying lumber could decrease drying time and save manufacturers millions of dollars in energy costs.  (10/1/2005)

  Wisconsin Logger Specializes in Pulpwood - Delaney Forest Products Benefits from Cleanfix® Reversible Fans on Logging Equipment  (9/1/2005)

  Three Michigan Brothers Make Tracks - Turpeinen Brothers Inc. Adds 2nd Tigercat Track Feller for Clearing Land, Select Cuts  (9/1/2005)

  Michigan Loggers Specialize in Hardwood Thins - Budd Forest Products Relies on TimberPro 830 with Risley Equipment Rolly II Harvesting Head  (9/1/2005)

  Wisconsin Couple Transitions to New Company - Doriott Logging Moves to Komatsu for Timbco, Valmet Machines; Timbco Paired with Risley  (9/1/2005)

  Upgrades Improve Edwards Sawmill - Company Turns to USNR for First Experience with Optimization Controls  (8/1/2005)

  Missouri Company Adds Optimization - Altenburg Hardwood Lumber Uses INOVEC to Optimize Head Rig, Edger, Adds New TMT Edger  (8/1/2005)

  Montana Mill Optimizes Small Log Line - Comact OLI-CS3 Optimization System Increases Yield for F.H. Stoltze Land & Lumber  (8/1/2005)

  Wisconsin Man Takes Forest to Finished Floor - Logosol Planer-Moulder Lets Timbergreen Forestry Control Entire Manufacturing Process  (6/1/2005)

  S. Carolina Contractor Adapts to Change - Bandit Industries Beast grinder and chipper key machines for land clearing work.  (6/1/2004)

  Carter Logging Works in Louisiana Bayou - Hahn harvesting heads a good fit for first thinning operations in pine plantations  (11/3/2003)

  Contractor Finds Opportunity in Fire Hazard - Rayco forestry mower mini-crawler used to reduce risk near homes, provides environmental benefits.  (6/1/2003)

  Loggers Switch States, Find New Challanges - Hultdins tracks overcome wet conditions; Timbco 445 and Rolly II head handle Kentucky hardwoods.   (5/1/2003)

  5-T Logging Specializes in Thins, POL Harvests - Hahn processing heads enable South Dakota logging company to significantly increase production.  (9/10/2002)

  Keto Heads Are Getting the Job Done in South, NW - Logging companies from the Northwest and South comment on Keto heads.  (5/2/2002)

  No Apologies - Logger of the Year: 'I Won't Apologize for What I Do,' Says Award-Winning Logger  (6/1/2000)

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