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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.

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.

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

The Appalachian region continues to see strong demand for ash and cherry (cherry once again increasing in price).

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

Job numbers reports were well above expectations in May, and though domestic demand for hardwood seems to have steadied, Chinese demand continues to increase.  Though ash continues to be in […]

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.

Highlights of the Appalachian Hardwood Timber Markets – 4th Week of May 2017 Update

Though new home sales declined slightly in April as had been expected, projections are that sales will otherwise increase over the course of the coming year, boding well in general […]

Highlights of the Appalachian Hardwood Timber Markets – Third Week of May 2017 Update

Appalachian hardwood markets continue to remain strong and vibrant, steady from last week’s reporting, as Chinese demand continues as does interest from other international and certainly domestic markets.  This continues […]

Highlights of the Appalachian Hardwood Timber Markets – May 2017 Update

Markets have been active, and there has been some good movement this spring which has been beneficial for our clients across our operating areas in the Appalachian region of the […]

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