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Spring has sprung, but log prices haven’t: Logs and Non-timber Forest Products – Prices & Trends

By Lauren Grand, OSU Forestry and Natural Resources Extension Agent, Lane County Spring is here, but where are our log prices?  Time for everyone to start wondering what logs are going to do this year. Typically prices start to rise … Continue reading

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Low Lumber, Pricey Polls: Logs and Non-timber Forest Products – Prices & Trends

By Lauren Grand, OSU Forestry and Natural Resources Extension Agent, Lane County None of the mills are too excited about purchasing a lot of logs with lumber prices staying low, but the good news is most of you are on … Continue reading

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It was good while it lasted.

By Lauren Grand, OSU Forestry and Natural Resources Extension Agent – Lane County Usually I get to say that I have good news and bad news for you, but today I only have the unpleasant. Our two years on the … Continue reading

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What’s the buzz on poles?

By Lauren Grand, OSU Forestry and Natural Resources Extension Agent – Lane County For those of you who’ve been following the logs market for a while know that the last 2 years have been somewhat out of the ordinary. Log … Continue reading

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In Anticipation of Fire Season

By Lauren Grand, OSU Forestry and Natural Resources Extension Agent, Lane County Well, I’ve got good news and I have bad news. Let’s get the bad out of the way.  Doug-fir log values have finally started to level off and … Continue reading

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Logs and Non-timber forest products – Prices & Trends

By Lauren Grand, OSU Forestry and Natural Resources Extension Agent, Lane County For those of you who may have sold logs or timber the past year, must be smiling all the way to the bank. Actually, the past couple years … Continue reading

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Logs Prices and Trends – August 2017

By Lauren Grand, OSU Forestry and Natural Resources Extension Agent – Lane County Well this is my first log prices and trends report of hopefully many. In our last newsletter Treeman reported: “the spring report is my favorite because of … Continue reading

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Log Prices & Trends – May 2017

By Steve Bowers, OSU Extension – Timber Harvesting Specialist The spring “Log Prices & Trends” has always been my favorite report. It’s the old “hope springs eternal” thing: this is the year we’re gonna make-it. This will be the summer … Continue reading

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Log Prices & Trends – February 2017

By Steve Bowers, OSU Extension – Timber Harvesting Specialist Last time we spoke, it was raining cats & dogs. This time we’re coming out of the 2017 Ice Age. And you might be thinking to yourself, “Man-o-man, with all this … Continue reading

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Log Prices & Trends – November 2016

By Steve Bowers, OSU Extension – Timber Harvesting Specialist Holy raindrops, Batman! All the talk about drought these past couple years and we have a record rainfall in October. That would be a good news/bad news scenario. The good news … Continue reading

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