Timber Market Report: 2016 2nd Quarter

April - June 2016
Timber Market Report: 2016 2nd Quarter - Articles

Updated: October 31, 2017

Timber Market Report: 2016 2nd Quarter

Stumpage Prices

Northeast

Prices are $ per MBF International 1/4
SpeciesMinus 1 Std DevAveragePlus 1 Std DevN#
Northern Red Oak$272$420$56820
White Oak$206$317$42714
Mixed Oak$161$281$40013
Black Cherry$518$781$1,04418
White Ash$196$332$46818
Hard Maple$226$351$47618
Soft Maple$164$245$32725
Yellow-Poplar$124$209$2933
Misc. Hardwoods$57$121$18522
White Pine$41$138$2354
Hemlock$4$78$1527

Southeast

Prices are $ per MBF International 1/4
SpeciesMinus 1 Std DevAveragePlus 1 Std DevN#
Northern Red Oak$392$498$60514
White Oak$297$411$52512
Mixed Oak$216$359$50314
Black Cherry$0$500$01
White Ash$174$246$3175
Hard Maple$413$459$5053
Soft Maple$152$215$27812
Yellow-poplar$236$296$35512
Misc. Hardwoods$143$184$22614
White Pine$120$120$1202
Hemlock$52$80$1082

Northwest

Prices are $ per MBF International 1/4
SpeciesMinus 1 Std DevAveragePlus 1 Std DevN#
Northern Red Oak$284$419$55437
White Oak$214$288$36224
Mixed Oak$118$213$30724
Black Cherry$418$597$77649
White Ash$183$277$37140
Hard Maple$247$368$48941
Soft Maple$172$244$31553
Yellow-poplar$74$148$22220
Misc. Hardwoods$20$75$13045
White Pine$2$55$1085
Hemlock$0$38$7912

Southwest

Prices are $ per MBF International 1/4
SpeciesMinus 1 Std DevAveragePlus 1 Std DevN#
Northern Red Oak$234$427$62015
White Oak$216$385$55415
Mixed Oak$172$314$45615
Black Cherry$141$206$2728
White Ash$125$222$3206
Hard Maple$148$296$44511
Soft Maple$131$202$27312
Yellow-poplar$157$233$30913
Misc. Hardwoods$48$113$17716
White Pine$72$111$1513
Hemlock$77$109$1412

Conversion Factors

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

Graphs

Key

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)
RegionLowAvgHigh(n)#
Northeast$0.83$1.74$3.007
Southeast$0.83$2.46$7.008
Northwest$0.50$1.13$3.3819
Southwest$0.83$2.01$3.006
Softwood Pulp ($/ton)
RegionLowAvgHigh(n)#
NortheastN/A$1.37N/A2
SoutheastN/A^N/A1
NorthwestN/A$1.42N/A2
SouthwestN/A^N/A1

Bureau of Forestry Pulpwood Stumpage

Hardwood Pulp ($/ton)
RegionLowAvgHigh(n)#
Northeast$0.78$6.13$10.0819
Southeast0
Northwest$1.82$6.27$11.3520
Southwest$2.76$4.16$5.463
Softwood Pulp ($/ton)
RegionLowAvgHigh(n)#
NortheastN/A$6.45N/A2
Southeast0
Northwest0
Southwest0

Authors

Bioenergy Agroforestry Forest Economics and Finance International Forestry Forest Extension Non Timber Forest Products

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