AboutTerry Goodwin

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

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Apr 27, 2016 1:45:39 PM

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No Clear-Cut Solution to Clear Cutting Controversy

The practice of clearcutting in forest maintenance is a frequent subject of controversy among professional foresters, loggers and the general public. People don’t like clear cuts, most markedly because of the appearance of forests after the process has been completed. Foresters remain committed to advocating for the benefits of clear cutting to the long term health of forests. So the challenge becomes how can we balance the long-term health of forests with maintaining their full, natural appearance.

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Topics: Alliance Tires, Primex Tires, Flotation Tires, Soil Compaction, Blog, Forestry industry, logstomper, Tractor tires

Posted by Terry Goodwin

Apr 11, 2016 12:20:20 PM

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The Scary Truth About Zombie Trees

While The Walking Dead terrifies millions of people every Sunday night, it’s the “standing dead” populating our woods that keeps fearful foresters up at night. In the Pacific Northwest and Rockies alike, zombie trees—those still standing but dead from fire, disease, insects, or lack of water—are mingling amid their living brethren waiting for the right time to wreak havoc. In fact, according to a recent analysis commissioned by the Oregon Forest Resources Institute, there are already more than 350 million standing dead zombie trees populating the 14 million acres of national forestland in Oregon.

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Topics: Alliance Tires, Primex Tires, Blog, Forestry industry, logstomper, Alliance 342

Posted by Terry Goodwin

Apr 6, 2016 5:00:11 PM

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Exploring Forestry by the Numbers

The forests of the United States are a valuable resource for many reasons: they provide a home for the country's wildlife, they offer recreational opportunities to the people, they drive tourism and visitation, and they create products and jobs that have become essential to our everyday life. It’s easy to overlook the importance of the country's forests while driving past them on the way to work, or get lost in thought while hiking through one on the weekend, but our forests are an integral part of our lives. Thanks to careful management, the U.S. has been able to reap the economic rewards of healthy forests, while simultaneously preserving the forests for the next generation.

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Topics: Primex Tires, Blog, Forestry industry, logstomper

Posted by Terry Goodwin

Feb 12, 2016 4:48:30 PM

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Reaching New Heights at the Oregon Logging Conference

Since its inception in 1939, the Oregon Logging Conference has advanced the forestry industry and forwarded the development of the people working within it. On February 25-27 in Eugene, Oregon this year, the 78th Oregon Logging Conference has grown into one of the largest indoor/outdoor equipment shows west of the Mississippi.

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

Posted by Terry Goodwin

Jan 6, 2016 12:44:48 PM

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The Forestry Five: Must-have Logging Tires for 2016

ATG's line up of forestry tires are ruggedly forged to repel punctures and deliver bite in the harshest logging environments, and to keep the world’s largest and most advanced forestry equipment up and running when there's work to be done. With several high-performance, durable, and cost-effective forestry tires, the Primex and Alliance brands have helped make ATG the fastest growing off-highway tire producer in the world. Here’s a look at five ATG forestry tires that we predict will have a huge impact on loggers worldwide in 2016. 

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