Forest Product Measurements, Conversion Factors, and Specifications

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Note: this post includes a link to Forisk’s Standard Conversion Values and Product Specifications. How much wood would a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck could chuck wood? According to estimates from New York Fish & Wildlife Technician Richard Thomas (and 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…

Forisk Forecast: North American Softwood Lumber Production Drives U.S. Timber Prices

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This is the second in a series related to Forisk’s Q3 2016 forest industry analysis and timber price forecasts for North America Some markets are more important than others for timberland investors and forest managers. While timberland owners sell logs more…