Timber price ranges should be used as a guileline

By Jim Griffith Registered Forester #1616 Timber price ranges should be used as a guideline Prices affected by wood quality, tree specs and type of logging operation. There has been a bit of confusion with the internet address for Georgia Farm Bureaus timber, real estate and mortgage web site, but you can reach this site … Read more…

Prices are generally lower for thinning operations

By Jim Griffith I have referred to our web site several times lately. There has been a bit of confusion with the site address, but you can reach this site from your Georgia Farm Bureau site (www.gfb.org) by clicking on “GFB Services” and then “Forestry Division”, “Real Estate Co.” or “Mortgage Services.” If you want … Read more…

Timber Cruising is more than just counting trees

By Jim Griffith Registered Forester #1616 Timber cruising is more than just counting trees. Actually, it is more than counting trees according to specifications of some timber company. Let me give you an example of what I mean. I was recently asked to evaluate a timber tract that a purchaser was buying from a timber … Read more…

GFB foresters working for Georgia Farm Bureau members

By Jim Griffith Registered Forester #1616 As a Georgia Farm Bureau forester, it is periodically necessary for me to state who I work for and who pays me. I want to make it clear that your Georgia Farm Bureau forester works for Georgia Farm Bureau. Georgia Farm Bureau has worked on behalf of private property … Read more…

Demand for hardwood drives prices higher than pine

By Jim Griffith Registered Forester #1616 Pine timber is the traditional tree of choice in the South’s timber industry, with the exception of the specific hardwood sawmill. Pine has always been the higher value tree, especially pulpwood products. With the higher prices goes the higher demand. Currently, pine is no longer king. Hardwood pulpwood is … Read more…