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China Agrees to Purchase Additional Hardwoods in Phase 1 Trade Agreement

2020-01-17T14:16:34+00:00

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!

China Agrees to Purchase Additional Hardwoods in Phase 1 Trade Agreement 2020-01-17T14:16:34+00:00

Highlights of the Appalachian Hardwood Lumber Markets – as of January 8, 2020

2020-01-16T20:42:32+00:00

Regional reports claim that ash lumber uppers are moving, but #1 and #2 common grades are not.  The consensus is building that the ash supply is nearing its end, as […]

Highlights of the Appalachian Hardwood Lumber Markets – as of January 8, 2020 2020-01-16T20:42:32+00:00

Market Update: US-China Trade/Tariff Update 1/8/2020

2020-01-16T20:13:59+00:00

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 we’ll see, as some relatively significant movement […]

Market Update: US-China Trade/Tariff Update 1/8/2020 2020-01-16T20:13:59+00:00

Best Wishes for a Healthy & Happy New Year!

2020-01-06T21:10:10+00:00

As we start our 66th year of business, we are reminded of all the blessings we’ve been provided over the years, allowing us to continue serving the terrific landowners in […]

Best Wishes for a Healthy & Happy New Year! 2020-01-06T21:10:10+00:00

Dr. Stuart Moss Joins FORECON!

2019-11-21T02:44:53+00:00

FORECON is very pleased to announce the hiring of Dr. Stuart Alan Moss as our Regional Office Manager for the company’s Oak Hill, West Virginia office.  In this position, Stuart […]

Dr. Stuart Moss Joins FORECON! 2019-11-21T02:44:53+00:00

New Grant to Continue to Pursue Hardwood Lumber for CLT

2019-11-19T04:07:55+00:00

(September 17, 2019)

The market for CLT (Cross-Laminated Timber) panels in the US is expected to reach over two million m3 in the next ten years. The current manufacturing capacity in […]

New Grant to Continue to Pursue Hardwood Lumber for CLT 2019-11-19T04:07:55+00:00

Six Reasons It’s a Great Time to Buy Hardwood Lumber

2019-11-19T04:07:50+00:00

History Suggests Price Increases in 2020

Prices for several species of hardwood lumber from North America have fallen rapidly since last summer, coinciding with the implementation of tariffs on hardwood lumber […]

Six Reasons It’s a Great Time to Buy Hardwood Lumber 2019-11-19T04:07:50+00:00

New Disease Killing American Beech Trees

2019-11-05T03:14:20+00:00

Beach leaf disease (BLD)

Worry is spreading among scientists throughout the Ohio, Pennsylvania and New York region. A new disease is killing American beech trees. Beech leaf disease was first spotted […]

New Disease Killing American Beech Trees 2019-11-05T03:14:20+00:00
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