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Timber industry highlighted during Farm Tour

August 15, 2014

Photo by Amy Cherry – A Northwood Resources, Inc. employee sprays paraffin wax on logs prior to them being loaded onto a truck for shipment. The wax protects the logs from cracking and staining.

KERSEY – The timber industry was highlighted during Friday's Elk County Farm Bureau Legislative Tour, which was held at Northwood Resources, Inc.(NRI) in Kersey.
As part of the 18th annual tour, approximately 40 attendees gathered at NRI, situated off state Route 255 along Birch Valley Road.
Owner Michael Hoffman provided a tour and general information about the log yard and distribution center of cherry, red oak, hard maple and white oak logs. The company is a family-owned business founded in 2011. Hoffman has worked in the timber field for 30 years.

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