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Highlights of the Appalachian Hardwood Lumber Markets – Fourth Week of July 2017 Update

“Steady as she goes” is the sentiment in general with hardwood demand, as many mills report consistency in orders coming in.  Production is steady as [...]

Highlights of the Appalachian Hardwood Lumber Markets – Third Week of July 2017 Update

Prices for almost all species generally held their own this past week, and sellers remained optimistic “about the rest of the summer – and the [...]

Highlights of the Appalachian Hardwood Lumber Markets – Second Week of July 2017 Update

After taking a week off from reporting, we can report continuing active movement in the lumber markets for the key species of interest.  Domestic demand [...]

Highlights of the Appalachian Hardwood Lumber Markets – Fourth Week of June 2017 Update

Steady sales continue to be reported in general across the country, and concentration yards are clocking consistent demand from both export and domestic markets.

FORECON News

Full Time Staff Forester; All Offices

The Cortland & Falconer, New York Offices, the Smethport and Titusville, Pennsylvania Offices, and the Oak Hill, West Virginia office, of FORECON, Inc. have immediate [...]

Current Political Implications for the Forest Landowner

FORECON recently attended the annual Forest Landowners Association’s National Conference in Asheville, North Carolina where hundreds of participants from across the country gathered to understand and talk about the various issues and opportunities that are currently affecting forest landowners. Front and center in the discussion was the current political impact the new administration may have on the many issues that continually affect the ownership and management of private forestland and woodlots. This month, we look at several of the current topics of interest to forest landowners.

Highlights of the Appalachian Hardwood Lumber Markets – Third Week of June 2017 Update

Wet weather conditions continued to have an effect on log supply as quite a few mills across the region reported lower log supply due to restrictions on removing stumpage from the woods. Expectations are that this will subside as the summer months return and conditions improve. Reports are that overall sales have remained good, with the exception of lower-quality products (crossties and construction matting), and consistent export markets have kept log concentration yards busy.

Full Time Staff Forester; All Offices

The Cortland & Falconer, New York Offices, the Smethport and Titusville, Pennsylvania Offices, and the Oak Hill, West Virginia office, of FORECON, Inc. have immediate openings [...]

Full Time Forest Technician; All Offices

FORECON, Inc. has immediate openings for highly-motivated, full time Forest Technicians in our Cortland & Falconer, New York Offices, Smethport and Titusville, Pennsylvania Offices, and Oak Hill, West Virginia office.

1906, 2017

97.3 and 49 Acres; Broome County, New York

Two parcels available for lease. These properties are less than 10 miles from I-81 and are within minutes of Beaver Dams State Forest, Michigan Hill State Forest, Griggs Gulf State Forest and Turkey Hill State Forest.

3001, 2017

990 Acres; Clay County, West Virginia

This is a large tract that holds many different game species. The tract consists of mostly hardwood cover with hemlock is a lot of the drainage [...]

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