Posts in category "technology"

Friday Five: Forestry News for November 17, 2017

Friday Five is our weekly recap of timber and forestry news for the week, and things we think are cool or interesting. Here are your top stories for the week: Trees for Troops program in Athens area helps military families at Christmas onlineathens.com Illinois DNR warns landowners about higher timber market kwqc.com Increasingly Mechanized Logging … Read more…

Friday Five: Forestry News for November 10, 2017

Friday Five is our weekly recap of timber and forestry news for the week, and things we think are cool or interesting. Here are your top stories for the week: Weyerhaeuser Pulls Out of Joint Venture building-products.com What those who know about chopping wood think of UGA’s ‘keep chopping’ motto onlineathens.com Viewfinders unveil Tennessee fall … Read more…

Friday Five: Forestry News for November 3, 2017

Friday Five is our weekly recap of timber and forestry news for the week, and things we think are cool or interesting. Here are your top stories for the week: CatchMark Closes $43.3 Million Acquisition of 14,923 Acres of Prime Timberlands near Southeast Georgia Coast markets.businessinsider.com B.C.’s lumber trade suffers in wake of vicious summer … Read more…

Friday Five: Forestry News for October 6, 2017

Friday Five is our weekly recap of timber and forestry news for the week, and things we think are cool or interesting. Here are your top stories for the week: S.C. begins quarantine on ash wood, firewood thetandd.com In a Body Farm for Trees, Scientists Root Out the Killers scientificamerican.com Robots under Swedish forest breathe … Read more…

Friday Five: Forestry News for September 29, 2017

Friday Five is our weekly recap of timber and forestry news for the week, and things we think are cool or interesting. Here are your top stories for the week: Pricey pecan pies this Thanksgiving due to Irma? abc11.com Mobile app uses real-time satellite data to strengthen forest and land rights reuters.com Proposed timber tower … Read more…

Friday Five: Forestry News for September 8, 2017

Friday Five is our weekly recap of timber and forestry news for the week, and things we think are cool or interesting. Here are your top stories for the week: 13,747 acres of Alabama land sells https://www.broadwayworld.com/bwwgeeks/article/13747-acres-of-Alabama-land-sells-20170901 How tall wood buildings can grow economy http://www.thestate.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/article170766367.html From The Elder Scrolls to the US Secret Service: where … Read more…

Friday Five: Forestry News for July 14, 2017

Friday Five is our weekly recap of timber and forestry news for the week, and things we think are cool or interesting. This week: Using drones to plant a billion trees; a marijuana grow operation uncovered in a PA forest; an $800K timber yard fire; BC declares state of emergency due to forest fires; and … Read more…

Nukes, Trees, and Netanyahus

With all the controversy around Iran’s nuclear program, why aren’t America’s biggest timber players putting forth a much better deal? Wait, what’s happening with Iran? They want nuclear power plants. They say it’s not for making bombs, just keeping lightbulbs on. Nearly everyone in the world says, “Um, doubtful,” because of Iran’s shady reputation (see: state-sponsored … Read more…

Removing the Reconciliation Headache With “LoggerLog”

How Timber Update’s newest app “LoggerLog” is confronting a long-time foe for timber brokers. Given the recent buzz around Timber Update and their upcoming app, “LoggerLog”, I sat down with Founder Taylor Griffith to get the full scoop on how this technology will benefit the industry. Q: “So Taylor, tell me how this smartphone app … Read more…