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The Marketplace Fall 2016

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Fall 2016

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Prospective New Louisiana-Pacific Siding Mill Moves From Hoyt Lakes to Cook

There have been developments in Louisiana-Pacific's (LP) interest to bring new siding capacity to Minnesota. Foremost, LP will not be building a new mill in Hoyt Lakes. Instead, it has purchased the old Ainsworth oriented strand board (OSB) mill in Cook
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Many Benefits Available to Minnesota's Family Forest Owners

Family forest owners can now reap many benefits from a revitalized Private Forest Stewardship (PFM) program at the DNR and its partner agencies. There is $500,000 available until June 30, 2017.
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Celebrating National Forest Products Week: October 16-22

Did you know that National Forest Products Week is celebrated by presidential proclamation every year?
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Move over, solar: The next big renewable energy source could be at our feet

New energy harvesting technology, developed at University of Wisconsin-Madison uses wood pulp and harnesses nanofibers to convert footsteps into usable electricity.
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Klobuchar urges USFS to move projects forward

U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar sends a letter urging the Forest Service to move Good Neighbor Authority project implementation faster.
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