The stumpage prices below are statewide averages and are intended to demonstrate the general trends in the market. The current value of timber can differ greatly across parishes, species, tree quality, market access and other factors. Forest landowners considering a timber sale are encouraged to contact a consulting forester for assistance. Average stumpage prices for the six major products for the third and fourth quarters of 2021 were reported as follows:
|Q4/2021||Q2/2021||Q4-Q3 % Change||Q3-Q2 % Change|
|Mixed Hardwood Sawtimber||35.73||32.33||31.80||10.52||1.67|
*Oak sawtimber includes both red oak and white oak species. The sawtimber and pulpwood price data included in this newsletter are published with permission from TimberMart-South Athens, Georgia. Contact TimberMart-South via email at email@example.com.
— This document is intended for use by forestry stakeholders of Louisiana. The source of these prices is proprietary in nature.
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