Posts in category "timber management"

What’s wrong with the timber supply chain?

For over 20 years, the timber industry’s security standards have depended on a redundant paper-trail, the burden of which has largely been borne by loggers and their administrators. Due to the amount of data required to maintain some level of chain of custody a huge administrative bottleneck exists across the industry with no real solution … Read more…

Regional Timber Prices Updated – Q1 2018

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Get the most recent regional timber prices for Q1 2018.   We’ve updated the way we present timber prices to better reflect the differences in local and regional timber prices. First by state and then by local regions within that state. If local prices aren’t presented, assume that state’s timber prices are more homogeneous. Timber … Read more…

Friday Five: Forestry News for February 9, 2018

Friday Five is our weekly recap of timber and forestry news, and things we think are cool or interesting. Here are your top stories: Newark will soon be home to one of the country’s largest timber buildings ny.curbed.com Forest fire risk assessment using hotspot analysis in GIS geospatialworld.net The Trees That Sail to Sea hakaimagazine.com … 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 July 28, 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: Molpus Woodlands Group Announces Offering of 45,850 Acres of Timberland and Real Estate in Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, and North Carolina http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20170724005766/en/Molpus-Woodlands-Group-Announces-Offering-45850-Acres Timber REITs, Like Weyerhaeuser, … Read more…

Trees of Life – Sandy Callaway Logging

“That’s a ninety-two model. Still works fine. You have to keep the cylinders packed on it, you know–it gets to leaking every now and then.” Sandy Callaway stands in the middle of a logging site and points to a behemoth piece of machinery known as the “knuckleboom.” It is white and orange and rust colored; … Read more…

The Narrow Path – Jim Griffith & The Junkyard Dawgs

One Georgia Bulldog football player’s triumphs on the field carry over to the woods “I went as a walk-on. And they had completely written me off after the first Fall.” Jim smiles wide with an expression that makes you think for a second he’s going to pat you on the shoulder. He is standing tall … Read more…

Quick Guide to Regional Timber Prices in Georgia

Are all regions created equal? No. At least not when it comes to timber in Georgia. The selling price for your timber varies greatly depending on where your trees grow. For instance, Pine Pulpwood in the Piedmont region sells on average $14 per ton less than it does in the Southeastern part of the state. Why … Read more…

Clearing the Trail with Envirothon

How the Georgia Envirothon is getting the next generation outside When he’s not journeying across America on foot, or riding a motorcycle, or competing in beard competitions, Josh Seehorn makes teens fall in love with nature. Actually, he does all those things at the same time. Seehorn, the Georgia-bred outdoor enthusiast whose expeditions on The … Read more…

The Complete Guide to Selling Timber – Part IV

Avoiding Common Mistakes Selling timber is not something most people do on a frequent basis. Even if you own several thousands of acres, you may harvest and sell timber only a few times in the span of several decades. Therefore, it is important to keep your errors low–you can’t afford many mistakes. While there are … Read more…