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…

Selling Land with Timber Value

If you’re selling land with timber, then you want a specialized real estate professional on the job.  A successful residential or commercial real estate agent simply doesn’t know the ins and outs of land and timber.  Honestly, how can they?  They spend much of their time evaluating the housing markets in their area and simply do not … Read more…

5 Costly Mistakes by DIY Timber Management

Timber owners are generally more knowledgeable than your average bear in the woods or at least have real-life timber management experience from the school of hard knocks. They should be admired for surviving and having prospered without the help from anyone else. However, there are five costly mistakes that many do-it-yourself timber owners make. 1. … Read more…