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The Summer has been good to us: Log and Non-timber Forest Product Prices and Trends

By Lauren Grand, OSU Forestry and Natural Resources Extension, Extension Agent serving Lane County Prices are continuing to be good and even increase slightly this summer. Normally I’d have the inclination to say, “we are flying high on increasing prices … Continue reading

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Hold Steady: Log and Non-timber Forest Product Prices and Trends

By Lauren Grand, OSU Forestry and Natural Resources Extension, Extension Agent serving Lane County We are still seeing a lot of action as we move into summer with prices coming back to our new normal. While prices have come down … Continue reading

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Can you hear that buzz? Log and non-timber forest prices & trends

By Lauren Grand, OSU Extension Forestry & Natural Resources, Lane County Prices skyrocketed last month with Douglas-fir peaking at $1650 per thousand board feet in the Eugene/Springfield area. Did your mouth just fall open? Mine did! That is an amazing … Continue reading

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It’s time to embrace the rain: Log and non-timber forest product prices and trends

By by Lauren Grand, OSU Extension Forestry and Natural Resources serving Lane County Things are starting to level out after seeing large fluctuations in the lumber market and inventories at the mill. Mills are buying now, but each mill’s needs … Continue reading

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Lumber prices take a nose dive

by Lauren Grand, OSU Extension Forestry and Natural Resources serving Lane County Things are a little bit chaotic these days. Had I written this article last week I would be telling you log prices are high for the summer. Since … Continue reading

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Take it or Leave it: Log and Non-timber Forest Product Prices and Trends

By Lauren Grand, OSU Extension Forestry & Natural Resources, Lane County Summer came early this year. While that is good news for those of you that are looking for an excuse to spend more time out in your woods, unfortunately, … Continue reading

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To salvage or not to salvage? Log & non-timber forest product prices & trends

By Lauren Grand, OSU Extension Forestry & Natural Resources, Lane County Things got hot and heavy this summer with prices increasing to the $900/mbf range. While these prices aren’t record breaking, we set those in the summer of 2017, lumber … Continue reading

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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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