Timber Market Report: 2016 3rd Quarter

July - September 2016
Timber Market Report: 2016 3rd Quarter - Articles

Updated: August 15, 2017

Stumpage Prices

Northeast

Prices are $ per MBF International 1/4
Species by RegionMinus 1 Std DevAveragePlus 1 Std DevN#
Northern Red Oak$307$423$53915
White Oak$243$318$39312
Mixed Oak$215$298$38112
Black Cherry$528$704$88015
White Ash$203$306$41015
Hard Maple$259$371$48215
Soft Maple$178$263$34717
Yellow-Poplar$135$194$2547
Misc. Hardwoods$49$109$16816
White Pine$42$67$914
Hemlock$11$43$759

Southeast

Prices are $ per MBF International 1/4
Species by RegionMinus 1 Std DevAveragePlus 1 Std DevN#
Northern Red Oak$451$584$71714
White Oak$369$481$59313
Mixed Oak$332$431$53015
Black Cherry$0$393$01
White Ash$255$333$4104
Hard Maple$382$428$4743
Soft Maple$178$245$31310
Yellow-poplar$261$339$41710
Misc. Hardwoods$138$204$27113
White Pine$100$154$2087
Hemlock$54$80$1063

Northwest

Prices are $ per MBF International 1/4
Species by RegionMinus 1 Std DevAveragePlus 1 Std DevN#
Northern Red Oak$301$436$57136
White Oak$260$355$45127
Mixed Oak$126$230$33526
Black Cherry$360$576$79240
White Ash$162$236$30932
Hard Maple$210$324$43836
Soft Maple$181$253$32545
Yellow-poplar$80$129$17915
Misc. Hardwoods$31$78$12539
White Pine$0$44$966
Hemlock$5$49$9214

Southwest

Prices are $ per MBF International 1/4
Species by RegionMinus 1 Std DevAveragePlus 1 Std DevN#
Northern Red Oak$367$515$6629
White Oak$335$494$6527
Mixed Oak$263$369$4757
Black Cherry$203$295$3888
White Ash$143$215$2886
Hard Maple$205$272$3408
Soft Maple$170$224$27910
Yellow-poplar$175$235$2967
Misc. Hardwoods$98$128$1588
White Pine$0$86$01
Hemlock$64$94$1235

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)
RegionLowAvgHighN#
Northeast$0.75$2.38$4.506
SoutheastN/AN/AN/A1
Northwest$0.07$1.35$3.0017
Southwest$1.00$1.63$3.004
Softwood Pulp ($/ton)
RegionLowAvgHighN#
NortheastN/A$1.92N/A2
SoutheastN/AN/AN/A1
Northwest$0.83$1.10$2.006
SouthwestN/AN/AN/A1

Bureau of Forestry Pulpwood Stumpage

Hardwood Pulp ($/ton)
RegionLowAvgHighN#
Northeast$0.57$4.67$7.8713
Southeast$2.07$3.66$6.196
Northwest$1.91$5.30$9.7220
SouthwestN/A$6.64N/A2
Softwood Pulp ($/ton)
RegionLowAvgHighN#
Northeast$1.56$3.24$4.914
SoutheastN/A$7.95N/A2
Northwest0
Southwest0

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