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Education at EXPO: INNOtech

A comprehensive educational component has been added to EXPO 2015 – the 33rd Forest Products Machinery & Equipment Exposition – to be held June 10-12 at Atlanta’s Georgia World Congress Center. On the opening day, SFPA and the Forest Products Society (FPS) are sponsoring “Forest Products...

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USDA Awards Funds for Wood Initiatives

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced recently awards of more than $9 million to expand and accelerate wood energy and other wood product markets. The federal funds will leverage $22 million in investments from partners, resulting in a total investment of $31 million in 23 states. Click here...

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SPIB Launches eLearning

The Southern Pine Inspection Bureau (SPIB) has launched a new program called “SPIB eLearning”.  This program is comprised of a set of online lumber grading courses to supplement on-the-job experience and classroom training, and to accelerate the education of lumber graders, lumber quality...

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