Forestry and Natural Resources


A Brief Summary Of The 2017 South Carolina Logging Business Survey

Publication Date

Spring 4-30-2020

Publication Number

LGP 1048


The 2017 South Carolina logging business survey provides a snapshot of the state of the logging industry in South Carolina. This publication is a brief summary of the full research article describing the most important aspects of the survey as they may relate to foresters and landowners. Major takeaways are that South Carolina has an aging logging workforce. Additionally, the equipment is aging and logging businesses have experienced major increases in insurance costs.

Publication Type

Short Communication

Target Audiences

Foresters, Landowners, Loggers