Does Your Wood Market Balance? Know Your Numbers for Timber, Lumber, Pulp and Panel Capacity

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In the show “Shark Tank”, a key lesson from watching entrepreneurs get grilled by Kevin O’Leary and company is the importance of knowing your numbers. The questions are always the same, so showing up unprepared is, frankly, inexcusable. What are more…

The Long View: How Forest Supplies Track Housing Starts and Timber Prices

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In September 2012, Forisk published analysis of timber markets across the U.S. South that estimated how excess sawtimber inventories could dampen or delay the “strengthening” of pine sawtimber and chip-n-saw prices in local timber markets.  Specifically, we wrote: “…the effect more…