Kentucky

State by State Industry Statistics

  • 50% of the state is Forest Land (12 million acres)
    • 90% owned by private (non-industrial) landowners
    • 8% owned by the public
    • 2% owned by forest industry
  • Top Trees: Oak and Yellow Poplar
  • 9,000 acres of new trees planted in 1999
  • People: 31,600 workers in Forest Products Industry

For more information, contact the Kentucky Forest Industry Association.

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