Thursday, July 17, 2014

2014 SFI Inc. Progress Report


http://www.sfiprogram.org/files/pdf/2014-sfi-progress-report-spreads/
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Monday, July 14, 2014

Younger Generations Not Interested in Timber

By Rachel MinskePress-Gazette Media

(Photo: Wm.Glasheen/Post-Crescent Media )
Scott Sawle was raised in the sawmill business.

He remembers working on his family's mill in southwestern Wisconsin when he was 10. That was in 1958, when child labor laws were more lax than they are today.

Now 66, Sawle is a second-generation sawmill owner, and he is convinced his Richland Center mill won't support a third.

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