Posts in category "Logging"

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…

The Complete Guide to Selling Timber – Part I

In order to maximize the value of your timber and harvest responsibly, you need a trustworthy independent forestry consultant and you need at least 25 acres of land with trees. Timberland investments are often more valuable than a house, and typically have generational implications, so you want to make wise choices regarding your land. We … 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…

The Best Thing to Know When Selling Pay-As-Cut Timber

There are generally two basic methods for selling timber: sell your trees for one lump sum payment upfront conduct a pay as cut timber sale; the landowner is paid for the trees as they are cut from the property and delivered to the mill, which is also known as a per-ton type sale or a cut-n-haul … Read more…

Preventing Problems in the Timber Logging Process

Posted by Jim Griffith Registered Forester #1616 I am often the recipient of calls resonating panic regarding a timber logging process taking place on the caller’s property. They are seeing for the first time a logging operation on their own property, and that operation is not coinciding with their expectations. Sometimes the caller is not … Read more…

Yard Trees Are Not Timber

Posted by Jim Griffith Registered Forester #1616 I see straight and tall pine as well as giant oak trees in yards and subdivisions all the time. We all do. I even get calls regularly about logging trees on one to two acres in a neighborhood, all situated around a house. I even have some awesome … Read more…