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5-Day Lumber Grading CourseOct. 12-16, 2015, Morehead KYDownload
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Kentucky Forestry Economic Impact Report 2014

Kentucky plays a pivotal role in providing forest products to the U.S. and the forestry sector is a major economic force in the Commonwealth providing over 57,000 jobs and $12.8 billion to Kentucky's economy in 2014. It's economic input was generated from 703 facilities located in 110 of Kentucky's 120 counties including a wide range of industries from logging and sawmills to cabinet manufacturers and paper and producers.

View the full Kentucky Economic Impact Report 2014



Kentucky Wood Expo
2017 - Lexington, KY
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Kentucky Chapter Log A Load for Kids - forest industries
charity that benefits Kentucky Children's Hospital
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KFIA Mission Statement

MISSION STATEMENT: KFIA exists to preserve the traditions, markets and  influence of all the organizations benefiting from Kentucky’s forest resources.  KFIA promotes, protects, and enhances the welfare of the commonwealth’s forest products stakeholders.

VISION:  KFIA is “The Association” of the forest products industry, service providers and landowners that reside or conduct business in Kentucky.  KFIA is a necessary investment of the forest resource stakeholder because of the robust services and benefits provided by the association.

VALUES: Accountability & Responsibility: Members are expected to conduct their business using sound ethical practices and be good steward of Kentucky’s forest resources.

Improvement & Innovation: Support initiatives that lead to continued improvement and innovation.

Responsible Forestry: Preserve members’ freedom to shape their future and defend stakeholders from unnecessary regulation.                                   

Education: Pursue educational opportunities to improve the wellness of membership and effectively inform the general public.  

Contact the KFIA Staff:    

     Bob Bauer, Executive Director
     Michele Brewer, Staff Assistant