Opportunities for increasing timber supplies in the Southeast
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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southeastern Forest Experiment Station in Asheville, N.C .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Timber -- Southern States.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Herbert A. Knight and Joe P. McClure.
SeriesUSDA Forest Service resource bulletin SE ; 28, USDA Forest Service resource bulletin SE -- 28.
ContributionsMcClure, Joe P., Southeastern Forest Experiment Station (Asheville, N.C.), United States. Forest Service.
The Physical Object
Pagination16 p. ;
Number of Pages16
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17645839M

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  The growing power of big retail within these commodity chains is further increasing South-North inequities and unsustainable global consumption. Yet, as this book's highly original analysis uncovers, it is also creating some intriguing opportunities to promote more responsible business practices and better global forest governance.3/5(7). Projecting southern timber supply for multiple products by subregion Robert C. Abt Frederick W. CubbageS with five states in the Southeast and seven in the South Central. During development of the South’s Fourth Forest (USDA is increasing. Land use Can respond to timber price changes or can be set to a fixed, exogenous level. Subregional Timber Supply model show that, despite a 60 percent increas e in the area of pine plantations, the South will experience a 1 percent decline in private timberland area as other forest types shrink." The c orrect amounts are 67 percent and 2 percent, Size: 1MB. The Southern Timber Supply Analysis web application is the first of its kind in the nation, granting public access to timber supply data in a user-friendly format to anyone with access to the internet. “This tool could be a game changer in attracting and growing more .

market opportunities for softwood timber and what willing to supply timber in non-standard sizes, the for improving stress grading methods and/or technologies to give an increase in.   Meanwhile, the current demand for lumber in China exceeds the country’s supply of standing timber: poor timber management and illegal harvesting in the past has resulted in a shortage of supply. This demand is expected to increase by 20% in as few as five years and the impacts on the U.S. timber market will most likely be felt on a nation. Check out the current timber prices and trends for the Southeast region, using our easy to read tables and charts. () Timber Prices; Timber prices are directly affected by the forces of supply and demand. If mills need wood, prices go up. If mills don’t need wood, prices go down.   Southeast Timber Markets Temporarily Challenged, Offer Great Long-Term Opportunity. Timber markets across the Southeast have changed many times since reaching their low point in , when a dramatic housing market correction was driven by the largest mortgage crisis in memory.

  The Southern Timber Supply Analysis web application is the first of its kind in the nation, granting public access to timber supply data in a user-friendly format to anyone with access to the internet. “This tool could be a game changer in attracting and growing more forest-based businesses to the South,” said Bissette. Because softwood timber is the primary product grown on U.S. timberlands, this will help increase returns from this asset class. The long term outlook for timber prices is even more optimistic when considering worldwide demand for paper and wood products is ever increasing but the number of acres devoted to growing timber is decreasing. What you will find in this report: Executive summary – a comprehensive summary of the North American timber market including overviews of the state of both the US and Canadian economies, the housing markets, timber consuming industries, regional timber supplies and regional timber prices.; Economic Outlook – a detailed analysis and forecast of demand and supply side indicators as well as.   Supplies. We have been studying and quantifying the supply “overhang” in the South since Our original analysis estimated that excess supplies slow pine grade price growth by ~30% per year on average. We also assumed that this effect applied to ~60% of the timber markets as Forisk analysis indicates that, South-wide, about 60% of.