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Timber Market Report: 2016 1st Quarter

January-March 2016

Stumpage Prices

Northeast

Prices are $ per MBF International 1/4
Species by Region Minus 1 Std Dev Average Plus 1 Std Dev N#
Northern Red Oak $240 $446 $653 11
White Oak $223 $354 $485 10
Mixed Oak $226 $326 $426 10
Black Cherry $454 $694 $933 7
White Ash $150 $285 $421 7
Hard Maple $217 $349 $480 6
Soft Maple $162 $238 $315 15
Yellow-Poplar $126 $212 $297 3
Misc. Hardwoods $49 $124 $198 5
White Pine $43 $107 $171 3
Hemlock $0 $80 $164 4

Southeast

Prices are $ per MBF International 1/4
Species by Region Minus 1 Std Dev Average Plus 1 Std Dev N#
Northern Red Oak $336 $498 $659 13
White Oak $267 $390 $514 13
Mixed Oak $257 $395 $532 15
Black Cherry $185 $398 $611 5
White Ash $170 $346 $522 7
Hard Maple $234 $337 $439 3
Soft Maple $162 $223 $284 12
Yellow-poplar $208 $305 $401 10
Misc. Hardwoods $116 $190 $263 11
White Pine $0 $196 $0 1
Hemlock $0 $95 $116 2

Northwest

Prices are $ per MBF International 1/4
Species by Region Minus 1 Std Dev Average Plus 1 Std Dev N#
Northern Red Oak $280 $335 $390 15
White Oak $234 $303 $373 13
Mixed Oak $91 $141 $191 9
Black Cherry $353 $549 $746 24
White Ash $135 $226 $317 22
Hard Maple $193 $297 $402 20
Soft Maple $140 $225 $309 25
Yellow-poplar $77 $113 $149 10
Misc. Hardwoods $11 $49 $87 16
White Pine $12 $17 $22 4
Hemlock $12 $42 $81 3

Southwest

Prices are $ per MBF International 1/4
Species by Region Minus 1 Std Dev Average Plus 1 Std Dev N#
Northern Red Oak $263 $448 $633 7
White Oak $323 $438 $554 6
Mixed Oak $238 $344 $451 7
Black Cherry $0 $267 $0 1
White Ash $0 $0 $0 0
Hard Maple $142 $259 $376 2
Soft Maple $112 $190 $269 4
Yellow-poplar $158 $222 $286 2
Misc. Hardwoods $92 $116 $139 3
White Pine $77 $113 $148 3
Hemlock $77 $90 $138 2

Conversion Factors

  • Doyle Price = 1.695 x International 1/4" Price
  • Scribner Price=1.159 x International 1/4" Price

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Northeast

Northwest

Southeast

Southwest

Pulpwood Stumpage

Notes

  • No prices are reported for samples with only a single respondent.
  • Ranges are not reported for samples with fewer than three respondents.

Private and Other Public Pulpwood Stumpage

Hardwood Pulp ($/ton)
Region Low Avg High N#
Northeast $1.50 $2.17 $3.00 3
Southeast $1.50 $2.16 $3.00 6
Northwest $0.83 $2.01 $5.71 16
Southwest N/A $2.00 N/A 2
Softwood Pulp ($/ton)
Region Low Avg High N#
Northeast N/A N/A N/A 3
Southeast N/A N/A N/A 3
Northwest $3.00 $0.83 $2.01 6
Southwest N/A $2.00 N/A 2

Bureau of Forestry Pulpwood Stumpage

Hardwood Pulp ($/ton)
Region Low Avg High N#
Northeast $1.42 $4.24 $15.89 10
Southeast N/A $2.53 N/A 2
Northwest N/A $5.42 N/A 2
Southwest $3.87 $6.05 $7.93 4
Softwood Pulp ($/ton)
Region Low Avg High N#
Northeast N/A $1.42 N/A 16
Southeast       3
Northwest       7
Southwest       8