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Market Conditions
Prices for all three pine products (pulpwood, chip-n-saw, and sawtimber) increased during the last quarter with chip-n-saw and sawtimber showing significant gains. Hardwood pulpwood prices decreased during early 2015, but have shown modest increases during the last two quarters. Hardwood sawtimber prices dropped markedly during the 2nd quarter of 2015, but recovered significantly during the 3rd quarter.
             
Product Type
2014
4th Qtr
($/ton)
2015
1st Qtr
($/ton)
2015
2nd Qtr
($/ton)
2015
3rd Qtr
($/ton)
1-Year
Change
1-Year
Trend
             
Pine Pulpwood
   
State Average
11.69
12.13
10.69
11.61
+$1.05

             
Pine Chip-N-Saw
   
State Average
18.33
19.15
17.39
19.17
+$0.44

             
Pine Sawtimber
   
State Average
26.00
26.83
25.43
26.77
+$1.10

             
Hardwood Pulpwood
   
State Average
9.23
8.67
8.89
9.54
+$0.14

   
             
Hardwood Sawtimber
   
State Average
28.77
28.39
26.35
28.31
-$1.90
             

2015-16 seedling price guide now available online

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