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Catch a logger if you can: Log and non-timber forest product prices and trends

Lauren Grand, OSU Forestry and Natural Resources Extension Agent, Lane County We are officially out of the COVID slump. Usually prices are at their peak in April and then drop into July, but things are topsy-turvy again this year. Summer … Continue reading

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Leave it on the Stump: Log & non-timber forest product prices and trends

By Lauren Grand, OSU Extension Forestry & Natural Resources Agent, Lane County Everyone said it would happen, that we were “due,” but we just didn’t know how or when. Well, it’s finally here. The arrival of the coronavirus has caused … Continue reading

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We’ve got a good feeling: Logs & Non-timber Forest Products – Prices & Trends

By Lauren Grand, OSU Extension Forestry & Natural Resources, Lane County It is winter and we are on the heels of spring which means we’ve got a good feeling about log prices. Wet weather means timber is less accessible and … Continue reading

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Everything, but predictable: Logs & Non-timber Forest Products – Prices & Trends

By Lauren Grand, OSU Extension Forestry & Natural Resources Extension, Lane County Our log prices have never been predictable. However, one could argue that they could predict the best time of year or even month to sell their logs based … Continue reading

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The Snowstorm Strikes Again! Log & Non-Timber Forest Product Prices & Trends

By Lauren Grand, OSU Forestry and Natural Resources Extension Agent, Lane County I’m sure you all remember the huge snowstorm we had in March. Of course you do! How could anyone forget being stuck in their home for days or … Continue reading

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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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