The report analyzes
data collected from 2012, the most current available. Texas A&M Forest
Service periodically produces the report, Economic
Impact of the Texas Forest Sector, to give citizens an idea of where the
forest sector fits overall into the Texas economy.
The current report
is especially important because it shows where forestry in Texas stands as the
economy rebounds from the 2007–09 recession. The recession had a profound
adverse impact on the Texas forest sector, and although forest and forest
product industries have not fully recovered, there are signs of improvement.
Dr. Omkar Joshi,
Forest Economist with the Texas A&M Forest Service, sa...more >>
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