Missouri Timber Price Trends
Oct - Dec 2014

South Stumpage Prices

(Prices and volume reported in International ¼ MBF scale)

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HighLowAvg.Last Qtr.Last YearVolume# of Reports
Sawlogs
Hickory $310 $55 $210 $170 $170 175 Int. - MBF22
Mixed Hardwoods $295 $95 $210 $200 $190 1,554 Int. - MBF21
Oak (mixed species)$425 $80 $240 $240 $170 2,893 Int. - MBF21
Post Oak $270 $75 $155 $160 $130 136 Int. - MBF13
Red oak (group) $380 $160 $290 $295 $260 2,425 Int. - MBF18
Shortleaf Pine $310 $60 $130 $120 $75 561 Int. - MBF18
Walnut, Black $1,500 $125 $980 $855   54 Int. - MBF6
White oak (group) $480 $150 $250 $265 $230 970 Int. - MBF30
Stave Logs
White oak (group) $1,165 $605 $635 $575

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65 Int. - MBF5
 
HighLowAvg.Last Qtr.Last YearVolume# of Reports
Sawlogs
Hickory 31¢21¢17¢ 17¢ 175 Int. - BF 22
Mixed Hardwoods 29¢10¢21¢20¢19¢ 1,554 Int. - BF21
Oak (mixed species) 42¢24¢24¢17¢ 2,893 Int. - BF21
Post Oak 27¢15¢16¢13¢ 136 Int. - BF 13
Red oak (group) 38¢16¢29¢30¢26¢ 2,425 Int. - BF18
Shortleaf Pine 31¢13¢12¢561 Int. - BF 18
Walnut, Black $1.50 13¢98¢ 85¢   54 Int. - BF 6
White oak (group) 48¢15¢25¢27¢23¢ 970 Int. - BF 30
Stave Logs
White oak (group) $1.17 61¢ 64¢ 57¢   65 Int. - MBF 5

International South Salvage Prices

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HighLowAvg.Volume# of Reports
Sawlogs
Oak (mixed species) $280$280$28050 Int. - BF1
White oak (group) $166$166$166123.83 Int. - BF 1
Stave Logs
Oak (group) $130 $130 $130 550 Int. - MBF 1

Published timber prices are based on a rolling average of reports received over the last four issues - that is, one year. Refer to the column headed "# of Rpts." to get a gauge of how accurate the average prices may be. ("# of Rpts." refers to the number of sales including a particular species and may sum to more than the number of sales.) Changes since last quarter and last year should be read with caution as the number of reports varies each year and quarter. This report can only be used as a general guide for determining market value of timber. General market and economic conditions, as well as local considerations such as accessibility, terrain, sale size, and tree size and quality also affect the price paid.

All prices and volumes are reported in either International " MBF Scale or Doyle MBF, depending on the region of the state.

To convert volume from Int.-MBF to Doyle MBF, divide by 1.2. To convert prices from Int.-MBF to Doyle MBF, multiply by 1.2.To convert from MBF to BF (prices or volume), divide by 1,000.

Foresters reported stumpage prices resulting from 115 timber sales containing 16,026 MBF located throughout the state. There were 91 reports from Private lands, 20 reports from MDC lands, 3 reports from Other lands and 1 reports from USFS lands. There were 68 reports from MDC foresters, 45 reports from Consultant foresters, 1 reports from Forestry consultant foresters and 1 reports from f foresters. We would particularly like to thank these Consulting Foresters: Lohmann, Fleming, Kinerk, Cunningham, Enyart, Yarnell, Dwyer, Kuhn, Barnickol, Frank Meyers, Jones, Meyers, Riggle and Schmidt.


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