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

Strong demand and moderately low inventories (mostly due to weather conditions) have created a steady and strong transactional situation in general across the industry. Log prices are seeing the effects of this consistent demand for lumber and have increased in response.

Have You Seen This Bad Bug?

The Spotted Lanternfly is the latest invasive species to infest the Northeast. While it is currently only found in Southeastern PA, the Department of Agriculture is hoping to keep it that way. We need your help to stop the #SpottedLanternfly from spreading. It is a major threat to some of our most valuable commodities, including: hardwoods, grapes, hops, stone fruits, apples, etc. Early detection is vital to control this invasive pest and protect the region’s agriculture and natural resources-related businesses.

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 [...]

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

Strong demand and moderately low inventories (mostly due to weather conditions) have created a steady and strong transactional situation in general across the industry. Log prices are seeing the effects of this consistent demand for lumber and have increased in response.

Have You Seen This Bad Bug?

The Spotted Lanternfly is the latest invasive species to infest the Northeast. While it is currently only found in Southeastern PA, the Department of Agriculture is hoping to keep it that way. We need your help to stop the #SpottedLanternfly from spreading. It is a major threat to some of our most valuable commodities, including: hardwoods, grapes, hops, stone fruits, apples, etc. Early detection is vital to control this invasive pest and protect the region’s agriculture and natural resources-related businesses.

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 [...]

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.

609, 2017

262 & 272.8 Acres; Oswego County, New York

Looking for a nice big piece of property to turn into a perfect hunting getaway? This property has it all: streams, swamps, rolling hills, softwoods and [...]

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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