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  1. 17 October 2014

    On a bright and early March morning, Terri Hensley, Service Administrator at Stribling Equipment in Texarkana, Arkansas, answered a phone call from frantic customer, Mike McCoy. Mike was calling to let someone know his skidder had been stolen.

  2. 03 October 2014

    As a child, Tyler Webb watched his grandfather use oxen to pull logs out of the woods, and knew one day he would follow in those footsteps. After obtaining an industrial forestry degree from Paul Smith’s college in Western New York, Webb is now certified through the New Hampshire Certified Loggers program, making his childhood dream a reality.

  3. 29 September 2014

    Today's Ultra Low Sulfur Diesel (ULSD) is not the same old diesel fuel anymore. It poses a greater static-ignition hazard than earlier diesel formation with higher sulfur content.

  4. 28 August 2014

    For every eight hours a harvesting or processing head runs, you need to perform regular maintenance. Teach your operators the following tips, and they will enjoy more uptime and productivity. Class is in session.

  5. 28 August 2014

    The U.S. industrial wood pellet industry as a whole is growing at a rapid pace. Last year, the U.S. surpassed Canada as the largest exporter of industrial wood pellets, providing almost 35 percent of Europe's supply. New wood pellet manufacturing facilities and port shipping facilities are coming online all the time, especially in the Southeast.

  6. 25 August 2014

    Young, successful loggers like Jeremy Whitesides are shining example of the great opportunities and rewards one can achieve as a logging professional through investments of time, hard work, and dedication – and one who also understands the value of a good work life balance, as exemplified by his strong family ties and his care for the community.

  7. 13 August 2014
    John Deere skidders feature best-in-class axles that deliver exceptional reliability if properly maintained. Following these helpful tips will help ensure you get maximum uptime out of your axles and machine.
  8. 13 August 2014
    At a time when an aging workforce and declining number of young loggers entering the workforce has become a major concern, it is crucial for logging professionals to advocate for the industry and get the message out that a career in forestry is a thriving, dynamic and rewarding opportunity. In doing so, we must also practice what we preach. For loggers in business management positions, this advocacy can take shape in your leadership skills, which in turn will make your company a better, and more desirable place to work.
  9. 11 August 2014
    The Autoshift option on John Deere skidders automatically selects the gear based on the load. By taking over the shifting, it allows the operator to focus on the job at hand. This helps reduce fatigue while burning less fuel. Autoshift is easy to use. And following these common-sense tips will also help you get even more productivity and fuel efficiency out of your skidder.
  10. 29 July 2014

    Social media and digital marketing can be a powerful way to reach your customers and spread the word about your business. Below are some beginner's tips to keep in mind when marketing to your audience through social media. 

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