Tagged: arkansas forest resources center

Bioenergy Push Spurs 2 New Wood Pellet Plants in Pine Bluff, Monticello

by Jan Cottingham 10/27/2014 12:00 am

Europe’s increasing emphasis on renewable energy lies behind the announcements this summer that two companies plan to build wood pellet plants in Arkansas.

Turning Point for Timber as Demand Rises, Workforce Numbers Fall

by Jan Cottingham 11/25/2013 12:00 am

Some in the timber industry in Arkansas say they see demand for forest products slowly increasing but fear that a workforce decimated by recession won’t be able to meet that demand.