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Thursday June 15, 1989

Forest products production down everywhere this year

Timber shortages and unusually cold weather in late January and February slowed production in Montana's forest products industry during the first quarter of 1989, reports the University of Montana Bureau of Business and Economic Research.

All major sectors of the industry - lumber, pulp and paper, plywood, particleboard and fiberboard - saw reduced production for the first quarter of 1989.

Montana's lumber production in the first quarter of 1989 was about 359 million board feet, down from 428 m...

 

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