AboutTerry Goodwin

A long-time veteran of the forestry tire business, Terry leads Alliance Tire America's forestry program featuring the Primex brand.

Posted by Terry Goodwin

Aug 17, 2016 10:40:16 PM

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Come Visit ATG at NYS Woodsmen's Field Days

At NYS Woodsmen’s Field Days in Boonville, New York, there’s an activity for everybody! from professional foresters, to amateur firewood cutters, and families of all ages, attendees can enjoy the coutless activities that this event offers. From its humble beginnings, as a way to draw attention to the fading trade of lumberjacking, the NYS Woodsmen’s Field Days has grown into an all-around celebration of the forest industry. With so much going on, it's hard to catch everything, but here are 10 things to know about this year’s NYS Woodsmen’s Field Days.

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Topics: Blog, Forestry, Trade Shows, Primex Tires, Alliance Tires

Posted by Terry Goodwin

Aug 5, 2016 11:30:00 AM

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Is Selective Logging Right for my Operation?

The search for renewable, green resources has led to a resurgence of interest in wood. Whether for use as building material for the increasingly popular wood-based tall buildings or as an energy source for wood pellets, the wood market continues to expand. While wood is renewable, the method used by loggers to harvest  lumber can have a dramatic impact on the health of the forest and its ability to regenerate. Although "clear cutting" is still the most common logging method, "selective logging" has gained popularity in recent years as it lacks some of the negative aspects associated with other logging methods.  

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Topics: Blog, Forestry, Primex Tires, Forestry industry

Posted by Terry Goodwin

Jul 26, 2016 2:50:34 PM

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The Emergence of Enormous Forest Fires

As the summer progresses and the dry season comes upon us, the likelihood of forest fires significantly increases. While wildfires have always been an issue during the dry season, the combination of climate change, drought, and insects has not only increased the occurrence of forest fires and extended their season, but also has grown the size, damage inflicted, and cost of fighting them. Whether it’s lower snowpacks, drier springs, longer summers, or disease and damage, the forest’s trees are dying, and those dead trees present the perfect tinder for forest fires.

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Topics: Blog, Forestry, logstomper, Primex Tires, Forestry industry

Posted by Terry Goodwin

May 6, 2016 3:00:35 PM

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Alliance & Primex Are Excited for Expo Richmond!

The East Coast Sawmill and Logging Equipment Expo in Richmond, Virginia, celebrates its 35th year of operation this year! Taking place on May 13th and 14th, this is one of the largest and best-attended events in the forest products industry. Also known as Expo Richmond, this event gives attendees the chance to watch demonstrations, see the equipment, meet suppliers and learn about service providers in the numerous forestry-related professions such as sawmilling, kiln drying, harvesting, biomass, trucking, pallet manufacturing and recycling, material handling and firewood production.

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Topics: Alliance Tires, Primex Tires, Blog, Forestry industry, Alliance, Trade Shows

Posted by Terry Goodwin

May 2, 2016 2:10:01 PM

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12 of Our Favorite Posts from #ArborDay

 

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Topics: Primex Tires, Flotation Tires, Blog, Forestry industry