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Forest Products Laboratory
One Gifford Pinchot Drive
Madison, WI 53726-2398
Phone: (608) 231-9200
Fax: (608) 231-9592


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Iris Montague
Iris Montague

Iris Montague

Forest Products Marketing Unit
Research Forester
201 Lincoln Green
Starkville, MS
United States

Phone: 662-338-3129
Fax: 662-338-3136


  • University of Georgia, Ph.D. Forestry Resources (Marketing and Finance concentration) , 2009
  • Alabama A&M University, M.B.A. Business Administration (Marketing concentration) , 2000
  • Alabama A&M University, B.S. Forestry Management , 1998

Professional Experience

  • Research Forester, USDA Forest Service 2000 - Current
  • Student Trainee Forestry, USDA Forest Service 1994 - 2000

Professional Organizations

  • Forest Products Society (FPS), Member (2009 - Current)

Below are the 14 US Forest Service publications sorted by year. You may re-sort the list by: Title, Date Posted, Category, Publication or Year.

Publication Year: 2019
Title: Factors affecting social media adoption among wood products consumers
Source: BioProducts Business. 4(5): 51-62.​
Author(s) Gazal, Kathryn Arano; Montague, Iris B.; Wiedenbeck, Janice K.
Year: 2019   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Social media use in the wood products industry: Impact on the consumer purchasing process
Source: BioProducts Business. 4(3): 27-40.
Author(s) Montague, Iris B.; Gazal, Kathryn Arano; Wiedenbeck, Janice K.
Year: 2019   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 2018
Title: Infrastructure enhancement to support value-added bioproduct recovery
Source: Natural Resources. 09(04): 129-149.
Author(s) Gordon, Jason S.; Auel, John B.; Blair-Agyeman, Nia ; Montague, Iris B.; Shmulsky, Rubin
Year: 2018   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 2017
Title: Survey response rates in the forest products literature from 2000 to 2015
Source: Wood and Fiber Science. 49(1): 84-92.
Author(s) Bumgardner, Matt; Montague, Iris; Wiedenbeck, Jan
Year: 2017   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 2016
Title: Forest Products Industry in a Digital Age: A Look at E-Commerce and Social Media
Source: Forest Products Journal. 66(1-2): 49-57.
Author(s) Montague, Iris; Gazal, Kathryn Arano; Wiedenbeck, Jan; Shepherd, Jean-Gabriel
Year: 2016   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Forest products industry in a digital age: Factors affecting social media adoption
Source: Forest Products Journal
Author(s) Gazal, Kathryn; Montague, Iris; Poudel, Rajendra; Wiedenbeck, Jan
Year: 2016   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 2015
Title: Hardwood log supply: a broader perspective
Source: The Northern Logger & Timber Processor. April: 18-21.
Author(s) Montague, Iris; Andersch, Adri; Wiedenbeck, Jan; Buehlmann, Urs
Year: 2015   view abstract, download publication »
Title: U.S. Hardwood sawmill log procurement practices
Source: BioResources. (10)1: 1224-1244.
Author(s) Andersch, Adrienn; Montague, Iris; Buehlmann, Urs; Wiedenbeck, Janice K.
Year: 2015   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 2013
Title: Hardwood supply chain and the role of log brokers in 2012
Source: Forest Products Journal. 63(5-6): 182-189.
Author(s) Montague, Iris; Andersch, Adrienn; Wiedenbeck, Jan; Buehlmann, Urs
Year: 2013   view abstract, download publication »
Title: The influence of trade associations and group certification programs on the hardwood certification movement
Source: In: Miller, Gary W.; Schuler, Thomas M.; Gottschalk, Kurt W.; Brooks, John R.; Grushecky, Shawn T.; Spong, Ben D.; Rentch, James S., eds. Proceedings, 18th Central Hardwood Forest Conference; 2012 March 26-28; Morgantown, WV; Gen. Tech. Rep. NRS-P-117. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station: 113-128.
Author(s) Montague, Iris B.
Year: 2013   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 2012
Title: Cultivating connections in 2012 -- web strategies used by forest products businesses in the southern U.S.
Source: In: Aronow, Mary Ellen, ed. Proceedings of the 2012 Southern Forest Economics Workers (SOFEW) annual meeting; 2012 March 19-21; Charlotte, NC. Southern Forest Economics Workers: 112-124.
Author(s) Montague, Iris B.; Wiedenbeck, Jan
Year: 2012   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 2011
Title: Social network media in the forest products industry: A look at a new way of marketing
Source: In: Proceedings of the 3rd international scientific conference on hardwood processing; 2011 Oct. 16-18; Blackburg, VA. Blacksburg, VA: Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University: 235-241.
Author(s) Montague, Iris B.
Year: 2011   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Understanding chain-of-custody certification in the Appalachian hardwood region: Primary manufacturers' practices and perceptions
Source: In: Fei, Songlin; Lhotka, John M.; Stringer, Jeffrey W.; Gottschalk, Kurt W.; Miller, Gary W., eds. Proceedings, 17th central hardwood forest conference; 2010 April 5-7; Lexington, KY; Gen. Tech. Rep. NRS-P-78. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station: 607-616.
Author(s) Montague, Iris B.
Year: 2011   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 2010
Title: Social networking: finding ways to incorporate social media into the forest products industry
Source: Hardwood Matters: September 2010: 8-15.​​
Author(s) ​Montague, Iris B.
Year: 2010   view abstract, download publication »