How much can I make selling my timber?

How much can I make selling my timber?

How Much Money is an Acre of Timber Worth?

Pine Timber Values/Acre
Year Plantation* Natural
2018 $1,694 $1,738
2019 $1,566 $2,055
*Average of all age classes excluding <15 (clearcut)

How do I sell timber in Ohio?

There are eight important steps to effectively marketing timber from private woodlands:

  1. Determine the reasons for selling timber.
  2. Determine the specific trees to cut.
  3. Estimate the timber volume to be cut.
  4. Select the proper timber sale method.
  5. Advertise the timber sale.
  6. Select the buyer.

Can I sell tree logs?

It’s generally much easier to sell trees in a woodlot harvest, where many trees are sold and harvested at the same time. To cut down your tree, a timber buyer must bring in laborers, a log truck, skidder, loader, and other equipment. The buyer must cut the logs and haul them to the mill to sell.

How often can you timber land?

The answer depends on what you have to start with, and how much you take out at each cutting. Generally, New York forests can be logged between every ten to thirty years.

What is the best way to sell timber?

Lump-sum sales are the simplest way to sell timber. Typically, the sale is put up for bid and each potential buyer submits an offer for the designated timber. Lump-sum sales require buyers to have accurate volume estimates by species and product type to establish their bid.

What kind of trees do Loggers want?

Some of the most recognized hardwoods include maple, oak, ash, beech, sycamore, alder and cherry. Another important factor in product value is tree size. Trees that are taller and larger in diameter will bring higher sale prices because they have more usable volume.

What is the difference between clear cutting and land clearing?

Clear cutting is a responsible harvesting of trees to promote regrowth of new plants and to create a healthy environment for animals. On the other hand, land clearing is the complete removal of a forest to make room for buildings or other developments.

Why buy timber from AJ logging?

Tom and his team at AJ Logging bring over 20 years of logging experience and have become a trusted timber buyer for the state of Ohio. Their knowledge has been very helpful to customers as they consult with them about harvesting their trees.

What are logging roads and how do they work?

Logging roads remain on your land long after the timber harvest has completed. That means you and your family will have better access to the property, whether you’re looking drive a tractor, four-wheeler, or just take a walk.