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improvement; the best way to measure constant improvement is to have good processing information in place and use that information to benefit the people of the company to help them achieve more day to day. When individuals achieve more, we achieve more collectively as a team/company.” A grant, provided by the Northeastern States Research Cooperative, funded the program twice in New York, Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont. More than 120 loggers participated. Steve Patten, Program Director for the New Hampshire Timber Owners Assn. and former logging contractor, attended both workshops in his state. He observed: “The human resources tips, cost calculators, troubleshooting and business planning instruction were extremely beneficial to the mechanized timber harvesting members of the New Hampshire Timber Harvesting Council. The workshop was loaded with relevant content and delivered by knowledgeable professionals.” For more information, contact wendyfarrand@gmail.com, ph. 207TH 838-4435.

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