Words from Vince Dooley…

We recently sat down with legendary coach of the Dawgs, Vince Dooley to talk about the power of preparation.  In the words of Vince, whether you’re playing football or managing timber, proper preparation prevents poor performance. You can check out the video here: We hope you enjoy it!

4 Things To Know About Timber Management

Timber, like other investments, is a valuable asset. Not unlike your investments in the stock market or business, it requires expertise for property management. The lack of forestry knowledge, or your absence from the managed property, could result significant physical or economic losses that could take years to recover. There are many aspects of timberland that are included … Read more…

Ad Valorem Tax: The Season of Tax Appeal

Tax season can be a scary time of year for some woodland owners in Georgia. No taxpayer wants to pay more than he or she rightfully owes, but unfortunately many landowners do just that each year. There are some situations in the filing process that will give a landowner the ability to file a tax … Read more…

Timber Exports to India Expected to Triple by 2021

Over the next decade, India is expected to become the world’s next substantial wood fiber import market (second only to China). Due to the scarcity of domestic timber resources, log imports in India have doubled since 2006 in order to meet the country’s growing appetite for wood products. In particular, India is likely to remain, … Read more…

Prescribed Burning and Its Benefits

When it comes to timber management prescribed burning is an outstanding implement in the toolbox of a professional forester. I’m sure we have all been driving down the highway at some point and noticed a particularly nice stand of timber or recreational property. It is most likely that prescribed burning has been a regular part … Read more…

Get Timber Management Advice Fast

We’re helping landowners get timber management advice faster by determining their needs as quickly as possible. Before you even talk to a timber professional, we’ve already started to create a timber management plan specifically tailored to your needs and wants. By streamlining the timber management process, we’re able to help you do more for less! … Read more…

What’s Happening to our Forest?

So, let’s just get this out there: most everything in the timber management process mimics nature. Whether you’re burning, thinning, or clear cutting, rest assured that sooner or later, this will all happen on its own. Timber management just streamlines the process and helps make timber America’s number one renewable resource and a driving force … Read more…

Free service connects landowners with premiere timber companies

Timber Update responds to the growing trend of unsatisfied landowners throughout the Southeast. “For decades, the timber industry has existed on handshakes and word-of-mouth, allowing for little accountability or standard expectations from landowners,” says Taylor Griffith, director of landowner services at Timber Update. “The lack of education concerning effective timber management practices creates many challenges … Read more…

Timber in Georgia

Timber in Georgia Having grown up in rural Georgia, the reference to timber brings to mind numerous connotations. As far as timber in Georgia goes, it is the state’s number one cash crop and is a huge contributor to the state’s economy. However, for me at least, timber has an emotional connotation; it is more … Read more…