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Forest Products Extension

Welcome to Forest Products Extension at the University of Tennessee

Forest and wood products are an important part of the environment, culture and economy of Tennessee. The Forest Products Extension Program at the University of Tennessee exists to assist the wood products industry and the citizens of Tennessee through information transfer and applied research.

Dr. Adam M. Taylor is the Forest Products Extension Specialist. Forest Products Extension activities include on-site consultations, information searches, short publications, workshops and collaborative research activities.

Please feel free to contact Adam with any questions or suggestions!


Bio-energy in Tennessee Wood is good - for burning Cross laminated timber  
Real Christmas Trees versus Artificial: Which is Greener? Graded Lumber and the Building Code Global Deforestation Rate Declining Included sapwood in redcedar
Hard Times in the Wood Industry Value Added from Timber Sales Will Consumers Pay More for Certified Wood? Thermally-modified lumber
Do We Have Enough Trees? Illegal Logging Sudden Oak Death Using Wood to Meet a Renewable Energy Standard
Wood Pellets Wood is Good for Your Blood Pressure? Mold on wood Wood Plastic Composites with Tennessee Species
Carbon Credits and Forestry Durability of Wood Plastic Composites New wood-protection treatments Wood Products Can Prevent Deforestation
Heart Pine Is it OK to use a wooden cutting board? Micronized Copper Wood Preservative Identifying Chestnut
LEED - A 'green building' program Treated Wood for Raised Garden Beds Sterilization of wooden pallets Can Wood Shrinkage Be Prevented?
Species Trends in Wood Products Effects of Chip Mills on Our Forests Installing and maintaining wood deck and fence boards The Return of the Firewood Season
Fragmenting Forests and the Timber Supply Rubberwood For Building Houses, Wood is the Environmental Choice Timber Price Trends
Don't Burn Treated Wood Outdoor Wood Furnaces Is Tennessee wood use sustainable? Bamboo Flooring: Better Than Wood?
Best Season for Cutting Wood Hardwood versus softwood Bio-oil - renewable fuel from wood Ethanol from Wood?
Got Dry Rot? Welding Wood? Tips for Buying Firewood Log Home Durability


Economic Impact of Tennessee Forestry

Identifying American Chestnut Wood

Maps of TN Wood Industry and Wood Residues