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    South-wide Stumpage Markets

    Timber prices increased in the 1st Quarter, as steady demand alongside continued supply chain issues helped push prices upward.

    South-wide average stumpage prices increased for all five major products in the 1st Quarter, with pine sawtimber increasing for the sixth consecutive quarter and above $27 for the first time since 3rd Quarter 2010. Pine chip-n-saw price increased for the seventh straight quarter and above $22 for the first time since 2nd Quarter 2006. Pulpwood prices also continued their upward climb this quarter, with pine and hardwood pulpwood prices both increasing five of the last six quarters.

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    Stumpage Prices & Publications

    South-wide Average Stumpage Prices

    • Available here (last updated Apr 7, 2022)

    State-wide Average Stumpage Prices

    • Available here (last updated Apr 7, 2022)

    Quarterly Report Distributions

    In the News 1Q2022

    Strong market conditions continued for most wood products and pulp producers in the 1st Quarter of 2022.

    Market Indicators

    - Softwood lumber prices continued to climb in the 1st Quarter and have increased more than 160% since September of 2021.

    - Southern Plywood and Southern OSB prices both continued to climb this quarter.

    - US residential building construction, a principal driver of the wood products industry, started strong in 2022, with housing starts YTD-February the highest since 2007 and improvement expenditures YTD-February the highest on record for this period.