The outbreak can kill trees, meaning some lost output for sugarmakers or reduced value for timber producers. However, “the forest will bounce back from this,” says a state expert.
News Release — Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund November 2, 2016 Media Contact: Rachel Carter 802-318-5527, [email protected] Christine McGowan named director of Forest Products Value Chain Investment Program at the Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund Montpelier, VT – The Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund has launched a new initiative to assist the forest products industry in creating and […]
Vermont has a good market for high-grade wood, but to produce that, foresters need to be able to sell lower-grade product. However, factors outside their control, including the closing of paper mills in Maine and the low price of natural gas, are depressing the market.