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Profitable Firewood Processing Workshop
May 7, 2015 - Albany County NY

Profitable Firewood Processing WorkshopHarry Watt’s Profitable Firewood Processing Workshop is on the road!

This year’s event takes place at the William F. Rice Jr. Extension Center in Voorheesville, NY on May 7th. NFA Director Scott Salveson will be speaking along with a host of other firewood professionals.

At the workshop you’ll learn where the Firewood Industry is headed

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NFA Goes to Bat in D.C.

Washington DC USDA Whitten BldgNFA Director Scott Salveson was honored to speak on behalf of the Firewood Industry during a listening session hosted by the administration of APHIS/PPQ, the arm of the USDA responsible for the federal firewood quarantines in place due to invasive species like the Emerald Ash Borer.

APHIS transport and treatment restrictions can have an

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Moisture Meters in the Field

MC Meter 500

We do a lot of talking about the moisture content (MC) of firewood, and for good reason -- but do you know the actual moisture content of the wood you're selling -- or burning? Kiln-driers are quite familiar with probes that require drilling pilot holes and specialized equipment to read the data. We can't claim to match the accuracy of these

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Small Home, Big Decisions

Mother Earth News Blogs
2/23/2015
By Jennifer Kongs

For this couple building a homestead in northeastern Kansas, wood heat was a "no brainer." Follow along as they discuss their options and the ins and outs of creating an off-grid homestead.

"Before we even began the discussion about solar panels vs. wind turbines vs. ground-source heat

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Better Business in 2015 - February Newsletter

Last month’s newsletter was met with enthusiastic feedback and requests for further ideas on how to improve your firewood business in the year ahead.

In the last issue, we mentioned that the number one advantage that a legitimate, tax-paying business has over the “rusty pickup guys” is legitimacy itself -- those avoiding taxes by flying under

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Can we feel good about firewood?

Sonoma County Gazette, Feb 2015
Scott Salveson
Director, National Firewood Association

The history of firewood is well understood, but there seems to be some confusion about where firewood belongs in our current fuel strategy. Some view firewood as dirtier than coal, others are beginning to see the big picture and hope to shape the future

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As Utah debates seasonal stove ban, Salt Lake County adopts stricter rules

Heated Up! Blog by the Alliance for Green Heat

As Utahns debate a seemingly doomed proposal to ban seasonal stove use, Utah’s most populous county enacted its own rules banning stove use on both mandatory and voluntary air actions days as of Jan. 1, 2016. In other counties, voluntary air action days continue to be voluntary.

This will

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Firewood shortage becomes fuel for frustration

January 19, 2015
By Jack Newsham Globe Correspondent
Photo by Jonathan Wiggs/Boston Globe Staff

Most suppliers are now completely out of wood, and what is available costs 15 to 25 percent more than last year.

Last winter’s numbing cold created a run on firewood over the summer as New Englanders stocked up early to make sure their

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Tarm Biomass Blog: Renewable Biomass Heating is Uniquely Powerful-Wood is a Solar Battery!

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One large maple tree stores more energy than a 2.5 KW PV array will produce in 1 year with New Hampshire sunshine. 50 maple trees could provide more power (thermal energy) than a 5 KW PV array supplies in 25 years (A 5 KW panel will offset all annual power used by a typical NH residence). Surprised?…

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Air pollution caused by wood stoves in Washington is in line with federal clean air requirements for the first time in seven years. In 2009, the

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Californias historic drought is causing an infestation of bark beetles that's destroying trees in the states forest lands.

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After three successful woodstove collections, the Allegheny County Health Department is again offering county residents a chance to dispose of old woodstoves and outdoor wood-fired boilers that do not meet current national emission standards in return for cash incentives. “The Health Department’s ‘b…

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My actual project+video isn't finished yet. So I thought I would be quite interesting to see a little bit of serious wood splitting. Enjoy the video!

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