Harvesting Woody Biomass

$20.00
SKU: 0027

By Steven Bick

260 pages (more than 200 photos) - $20.00

(7" X 10" soft cover)

20 chapters devoted to discussing and analyzing biomass markets, harvesting techniques and equipment that anyone considering getting into biomass harvesting will find invaluable. The author’s plain explanations, photographs and writing style make this a must-have resource for biomass producers—veterans and newcomers alike.

Table of Contents

SECTION 1: BIOMASS BASICS

    1 Introduction

    2 What is Woody Biomass?

SECTION 2: OPERATIONS

    3 Felling

    4 Skidding

    5 Sorting and Processing

    6 Transport and Delivery

SECTION 3: BUSINESS

    7 Credit

    8 Financial Calculations

    9 Business Plans

  10 Example Business Plan

SECTION 4: BIOMASS HARVESTING OPTIONS AND ADVICE

   11 Types and Roles in Woody Biomass Harvesting

   12 Starting from Scratch

   13 Expanding into Biomass

   14 Insight and Advice

SECTION 5: ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

   R1 Processes for Using Woody Biomass

   R2 Understanding Machine Rates

   R3 Equity and Ownership in Logging Equipment

   R4 Firewood

   R5 Woody Biomass Harvesting Guidelines

   R6 Operational Considerations in Following Biomass Harvesting Guidelines