Spring 2022 Ohio Timber Prices Update:
Northern Appalachian hardwood saw timber prices continue an upward trend in early 2022 without any signs of slowing down. Landowners should expect higher stumpage prices for their timber sale for the remainder of the year. White oak, red oak, maple, black walnut and yellow poplar prices stumpage prices increase across the state of Ohio due to seasonally low inventories and high demand for lumber products. White oak timber prices continue to surge because of high demand for white oak whiskey barrel stave markets across Ohio, national and global markets. The average price for white oak timber is the highest its ever been in history. Pulpwood markets for the state of Ohio continue to rise due to high demand for pulp paper and packaging of cardboard products during the last quarter. (Mostly due to the popularity of home delivery services). Housing markets continue to improve and grow. Demand for all hardwood forest products ranging from lumber, flooring, cabinets to furniture is at its highest prices and demand ever (mostly due to economic and logistical constraints presented during the recent virus pandemic). Interest in our timber sales from our region’s timber buyers remain high and we typically receive anywhere from 10-15 bids per sale depending on volume, tree species and quality of timber for sale.
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