FORECON’s ties to the communities we serve have always been strong, and especially in this time of uncertainty, we want our clients and neighbors to know you can continue counting on us to serve your forestry needs. Call us at 716 664-5602 with any questions about your woodlot. Your property and your future remain our priority.
No need to tell you we are living in some surreal times right now. The affects of the COVID-19 virus have had impacts on all of us in a variety of ways. Many are homebound, everyone is (or should be) practicing “social distancing”, and we are being informed 24/7 with updates on the infection rate, where the “hotspots” are, and the need for personal protection equipment for our fantastic doctors, nurses, and health care workers who in many cases are putting their personal well-being aside for the good of us all.
THREATS TO THE FOREST INSECTS, PLANTS, AND DISEASES Hardwoods Development Council Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture 2301 North Cameron St. Harrisburg, PA 17110 Phone: [...]
Announcement of the State Council Tariff Commission on the Second Exemption List of Tariffs on the United States and Canada
China will be suspending for one year tariffs on certain hardwood lumber, such as oak lumber and logs, cherry and ash lumber, starting February 28. Refunds may also be requested on tariffs previously paid.
The hardwood industry was finally granted some long-awaited relief last Wednesday when the United States and China signed “Phase One” of a new trade [...]
Planning a forest harvest requires consideration of a variety of factors including soil drainage, erosion, deer browse, invasive plants and other competing vegetation.
Good news just came to the forefront; “Phase 1” of the trade deal with China was recently signed, and the Fact Sheet put out by the White House SPECIFICALLY NAMES HARDWOOD LUMBER as one of the key commodities China has agreed to commit to purchasing! No doubt any improvement in demand and pricing will be slow in coming, but at least the sun is shining a little brighter on this circumstance for those in the hardwood industry!
Regional reports claim that ash lumber uppers are moving, but #1 and #2 common grades are not. The consensus is building that the ash [...]
US-China Trade/Tariff Update According to an old adage, “the more things change, the more they stay the same……..” Or do they? I guess [...]
Attention Natural Resource and Biology Students and Stewards!
The Cortland & Falconer, New York Offices, and the Titusville, Pennsylvania Office of FORECON, Inc. will be looking for highly-motivated, seasonal General Forestry Laborers. Principle Duties Include: • Herbicide application • Site preparation and tree planting • Other duties pertaining to our current land management accounts, as well as private and industrial clients
Falconer, NY, Titusville, PA and Oak Hill, WV – Winter/Spring 2020 The Falconer, New York, Titusville, Pennsylvania and Oak Hill, West Virginia offices of FORECON, Inc. have immediate openings for highly-motivated, full time Forest Technicians. Principle Duties Include: • Boundary maintenance • Timber cruising • Timber marking • Other duties pertaining to our current land management accounts