Regional and local sawtimber supply stories: Pacific Northwest vs South

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This is the fourth in a series related to the Q4 2018 Forisk Research Quarterly and Forisk’s annual “Wood Flows & Cash Flows” event on December 13th in Atlanta. This post includes an excerpt from the Q4 2018 Forisk Research Quarterly more…

Local Forest Supplies Tell Different Timber Market Stories

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This post includes an excerpt from the Q4 2017 Forisk Research Quarterly feature article, “Local Projections and Pricing Impacts of Timber Supplies in the U.S. South” authored by Amanda Lang, Shawn Baker, and Brooks Mendell Each year, Forisk estimates future more…

What is a “Local” Timber Price? What is a “Local” Timber Forecast?

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Our previous blog on the uniqueness of individual timber markets and wood baskets generated questions and follow-ups on the tyranny of regional averages and the challenge of localizing price forecasts. In our world, there is no such thing as an more…

Southern Pine Sawtimber Supply Forecasts and Pricing Impacts

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This post includes an excerpt from research published in the Q4 2017 Forisk Research Quarterly (FRQ). The post-recession U.S. South currently features unresponsive timber prices, despite increases in housing and lumber production. While trends associated with industry consolidation and efficiency play more…