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