Professor and Wood Products Specialist

Kemp Natural Resources Station
9161 Kemp Road
Woodruff, WI 54568


Video Profile




Wood Products Extension


Degree Institution Major Field Granted
B.S. University of Wisconsin Forest Science 1992
M.S. University of Minnesota Wood Products 1997
Ph.D. Virginia Tech Wood Products 2000

Professional Experience

Institution Specialization Title Years
University of Wisconsin-Madison Wood Products Extension Assistant Professor & Wood Products Specialist 2000 - 2006
University of Wisconsin-Madison Wood Products Extension Associate Professor & Wood Products Specialist 2006 - 2011
University of Wisconsin-Madison Wood Products Extension Professor & Wood Products Specialist 2011 - present

Society/Professional Memberships

Northeast Utilization and Marketing Council

Lake States Lumber Association

Great Lakes Timber Professionals Association, Board Member

National Hardwood Lumber Association  

Selected Publications

Wiemann, M.C., M. Knaebe, and S. Bowe. 2014. Drying Temperature to Reduce Oxidative Discoloration in Soft Maple. Research Paper FPL-RP-678. Madison, WI: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory. 6p.

S. Bowe and D. Peterson. 2014. Lumber versus Log Import Estimator User’s Guide. Produced by Renewable Resource Solutions, UWEX, and the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade, and Consumer Protection. April 2014.

Roberts, S., R.B. Allison, and S. Bowe. 2013. Emerald Ash Borer Insecticide Treatment Guide. Forestry Fact Series, Department of Forest and Wildlife Ecology. December 2013.

Bumgardner, M., S. Bowe, and J. Wiedenbeck. 2013. Assessing the Influence of Forest Ownership Type and Location on Roundwood Utilization at the Stump and Top in a Region with Small-Diameter Markets. Canadian Journal of Forest Research. 43: 376-384.

Bergman, Richard D. and Bowe, Scott A. 2012. Life-cycle inventory of hardwood lumber manufacturing in the southeastern United States. Wood and Fiber Science 44(1):71-84.

Luppold, W.G. and S. Bowe. 2012. Changes in Walnut and Other Hardwood Markets 1990 to Present. Proceedings of the Walnut Council 7th Research Symposium, 2011 Annual Meeting. Volume 39, Number 2. ISSN 1041-5769.

Bergman, Richard D.; Salazar, James; and Bowe, Scott A. 2012. Developing a dynamic life cycle greenhouse gas emission inventory for wood construction for different end-of-life scenarios. In: Proceedings, International Symposium on LCA and Construction 2012. French Institute for Transports, Development and Networks (IFSTTAR): Nantes, France: 318-325.

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