Loggers and timber hauling businesses who have experienced losses due to COVID-19 are eligible to apply for new pandemic assistance through USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) July 22 through Oct. 15, 2021.The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is providing up to $200 million to provide relief to loggers and truckers through the Pandemic Assistance for Timber Harvesters and Haulers program (PATHH) which is administered by FSA in partnership with the U.S. Forest Service. To find a local FSA office, loggers and truckers can visit www.farmers.gov/service-locator. They can also call 877-508-8364 to speak directly with a USDA employee ready to offer assistance....
It’s official! The Real American Hardwood™ campaign has launched! As an industry member of one of the Real American Hardwood Coalition (RAHC) funding associations, your company is now eligible to use the Real American Hardwood logo on products, printed promotional materials, and social media. And we strongly encourage you to do so!...
Procurement Forester / Log Buyer: This position will primarily supply logs to our Manchester, KY sawmill and will be responsible for a procurement area covering Central KY and Central TN....
Frankfort (June 17, 2021) – More than forty member companies from the Kentucky Forest Products Association (KFIA) have drafted a letter to Governor Andy Beshear requesting his administration halt Kentucky’s participation in the Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation program (FPUC). Citing critical workforce needs, the signors indicate their concerns about rising demand from their customers and not enough help to staff their businesses....
Join us this September at the Kentucky Wood Expo (KWE), for an in-person event presented by the Kentucky Forest Industries Association (KFIA) More than 100 indoor and outdoor exhibits will display everything from commercial and portable sawmill machinery to materials handling equipment, attracting key representatives from the nation’s largest wood products manufacturers. KWE provides an opportunity for both hardwood and softwood sawmillers to gather, celebrate new technology, network, and learn about the industry’s latest products....