10030 Park Cedar Drive,
Charlotte, NC 28210
Southwide timber price reporting service. Data available online, updated daily with actual arms-length transactions; publications also available. Products covered include standing and delivered timber and chips.
Timber Mart South
Warnell School of Forest Resources
University of Georgia Athens, GA 30602-2152
Southwide standing and delivered timber price reporting service. Published quarterly.
Quarterly Report of Forest Products
Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry Office of Forestry
P. O. Box 1628
Baton Rouge, LA 70806 504-925-4500
Louisiana standing timber product price averages. Published quarterly.
The Timber Market Report
2500 North Forsyth Road, Suite C-1
Orlando, FL 32803
Southwide standing timber price reporting service. Reports available online with ability to customize reporting regions and do analysis.
Texas Timber Price Trends
Texas Forest Service
John B. Connally Bldg.
301 Tarrow St., Suite 364
College Station, TX 77840-7896
Texas standing timber product price averages. Published every two months.
Although construction costs are through the roof timber prices have not kept pace, and Mississippi forest landowners are waiting for improved markets. Shaun Tanger, a forestry economics specialist with the Mississippi State University Extension Service, said the recent increase in construction costs is a demand-side phenomena.
In 2019, Mississippi’s agricultural industry faced the prospect of dipping below $7 billion for the first time in eight years, but federal payments pushed its value up enough to post a slight gain over 2018.
The estimated value of Mississippi agriculture in 2019 is $7.39 billion, a 0.2% gain from last year’s $7.37 billion. Included in the total is an estimated $628 million in government payments, the largest amount of federal assistance Mississippi producers have seen since 2006
Mississippi’s timber industry remained its second highest producing agricultural commodity again in 2019.
Coming in with an estimated production value of $1.15 billion, timber followed the state’s poultry industry, which generated an estimated value of $2.78 billion in 2019. Timber’s value of production is estimated by monthly severance taxes collected by the Mississippi Department of Revenue.
RAYMOND, Miss. -- Despite a slow housing market and other lingering effects of the recession, Mississippi’s forests remain the state’s second most valuable agricultural commodity for 2017.
John Auel, an assistant Extension professor of forestry at Mississippi State University, estimates the value of forest products is $1.4 billion, which is a decrease of 8.6 percent from 2016. However, 2017 numbers are almost 40 percent higher than they were in 2009, when the industry experienced its lowest valued harvest of the 2007-2009 recession.
During his tenure as an engineer at Boeing, Ottis Bullock helped build machines that went into the air and to the moon, but he always had an interest in the trees that grew from the ground where he came of age.