It Pays To Know Your Timber Valuation If You Own Land
February 13, 2023

Ponotoc (MS) Progress, Monday, February 13, 2023 e-Edition, There are approximately 142,000 acres of timberland in Pontotoc County. This resource is owned by around 2,400 individual forest landowners. This data indicates that an average landowner in Pontotoc County controls around 60 acres. Due to small ownership acreages, most landowners sell timber from their land very […]

Camden Timbers Sawmill Opens With Plans to Create More Than 50 Jobs in South Arkansas
February 10, 2023 by Jack A. Webb, Friday, February 10th 2023, LITTLE ROCK (KATV) — State and local officials were on hand Friday to celebrate the opening of a new sawmill in south Arkansas, which is expected to create more than 50 jobs in the area, a news release from Astara Capitol Partners read. “Astara is proud […]

Domain Timber Advisors Acquires Nearly 22,000 Acres of Southeast Timberland
February 8, 2023

Business Wire, February 08, 2023, ATLANTA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Domain Capital Group, LLC, a comprehensive private investment management services firm, and its subsidiary, Domain Timber Advisors, LLC, today announced the acquisition of nearly 22,000 acres of timberland throughout the southeast United States. The assets were acquired via six separate transactions spanning from October to January, and include properties […]

2023 Alabama Timber Market Update
January 21, 2023 Alabama Cooperative Extension System. Jan 21, 2023, AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. – The start of a new year brings new economic territory for Alabama’s forest industry. Forestland owners are searching for insights on what to expect regarding their timber in 2023. An Alabama Cooperative Extension System forestry specialist shares an update for the timber market […]

Peak North America USA Creating 175 Jobs With New Alabama Facility
January 9, 2023

Home January 09, 2023, Words by Jerry Underwood, The project will create 175 jobs over the next four years, according to an announcement today by the Mobile Chamber. “Peak North America USA has an established track record of innovation within the wood products industry, and I am happy to see a company with this kind […]

Great Southern Wood Preserving Expands Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana, Operations
December 27, 2022 Area Development News Desk, 12/27/2022, Great Southern Wood Preserving, the lumber processing company best known for its YellaWood brand pressure-treated pine, will expand its remanufacturing division in Mansura, Louisiana. The $5.9 million project is expected to create 25 jobs in Avoyelles Parish. The investment will include the installation of four new production lines, increasing […]

Looking Back Arkansas’ Sawmills
December 25, 2022 Arkansas Democrat Gazette, by Rex Nelson, December 25, 2022, The only sound is the wind rustling the tall pine trees as Judge Billy Roy Wilson and I walk through what’s left of Forester, a once-bustling sawmill town in Scott County owned by Caddo River Lumber Co. Forester was founded by Thomas Whitaker Rosborough in […]

British Columbia Timber Industry in Throes of Change, as Premier Warns of ‘Exhausted Forests’
December 21, 2022 The Canadian Press, Brenna Owen, Published Dec 21, 2022, B.C.’s forest sector has “never been under greater stress,” Premier David Eby says. There is an “inescapable recognition that change is needed to ensure our forest industry is sustainable,” he writes in his mandate letter for the new forests minister, Bruce Ralston. Eby’s letter to […]

RoyOMartin Invests $9.5 Million in Louisiana Lumber Mill
December 20, 2022

LBM Journal, December 20, 2022, CHOPIN, La. – Martco, LLC, the parent company of the third-generation, family-owned timber sourcing and manufacturing company RoyOMartin, announced it will invest $9.5 million to install technologically advanced production equipment at its Natchitoches Parish lumber mill. The RoyOMartin plywood manufacturing facility in Chopin is one of the parish’s largest employers, […]

Mississippi Timber Ranks Third with Increased Harvest, Prices
December 19, 2022 Mississippi State Extension, Ms. Susan M. Collins-Smith, MSU Extension Service, December 19, 2022, RAYMOND, Miss. — An increase in both the amount of timber harvested and delivered wood prices landed Mississippi’s forestry industry in third place among the state’s agricultural commodities. At an estimated production value of $1.3 billion, timber is up 15% from […]

Denbury and Weyerhaeuser Announce Agreement for CO2 Sequestration Site in Mississippi
December 12, 2022

Business Wire, December 12, 2022, PLANO, Texas & SEATTLE, Washington–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Denbury Inc. (NYSE: DEN) (“Denbury”) and Weyerhaeuser Company (NYSE: WY) (“Weyerhaeuser”) today announced an agreement for the evaluation and potential development of a CO2 sequestration site in Mississippi. The lease agreement provides Denbury with the exclusive right to develop and operate approximately 16,000 acres of […]

‘Money Grows On Trees and In Trees’: Brewton Timber Industry
November 17, 2022 Brewton, Alabama, by: Bill Riales, Posted: Nov 17, 2022, BREWTON, Ala. (WKRG) — Brewton was incorporated in 1885. Years before that, Thomas R. Miller established a sawmill there that set the stage for a boom in Brewton. Since then, timber has been king. “Money grows on trees and in trees, and if it wasn’t […]