Governor Hutchinson Appoints J.D. Neeley to Arkansas Game and Fish Commission

LITTLE ROCK – Gov. Asa Hutchinson today appointed John David “J.D.” Neeley of Camden to the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission. “J.D. loves the outdoors, he loves to hunt, and through his membership in a dozen boards, associations and his church, he has shown a commitment to serve others,” Gov. Hutchinson said. “His experience as…

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The Disconnect Between Log Prices and Lumber Prices in the US South

Southern yellow pine (SYP) lumber prices are at record highs. While this trend is benefitting southern sawmills, many timberland owners operating in the US South are asking the obvious question: Why are log prices in local markets not reflecting those of a surging lumber market? The answer to this question is not as straightforward as…

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Wood Certification Programs: What Are They, and Why Do They Matter?

Wood Certification Programs: What Are They, and Why Do They Matter? When building and designing a home or room, the end goal typically isn’t just about functionality, but also about telling a story. A story that leads with color, texture, shape, and contrast—which is why it’s so important to choose the right product. Wood, one…

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Josh Barkhimer Appointed to Appraisal Board

Josh Barkhimer was recently appointed by Governor Asa Hutchinson to the Arkansas Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board. This appointment expires January 15th, 2021. Congratulations Josh!

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Arkansas 1st Quarter Timber Price Report

Arkansas Forestry and Wildlife Extension recently released the timber price report for the first quarter 2018. This report provides a summary of average timber stumpage prices in Arkansas. Arkansas Timber Price Report

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Forest Products

Our forests are so much more than places to hike, camp, and relax. Many valuable products, resources, and benefits are derived from both public and private forests. The Forest Service strives to find ways to use our national forests and grasslands to provide the greatest good for the greatest number of people. All Americans benefit…

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Does Your Forestland Have Curb Appeal?

As with residential property, there are steps a landowner can take to add value and make forest acreage attractive from every angle. As land brokers and professional consulting foresters, we are often asked what improvements can be made to add the most value to forest property. Our response focuses on two different sets of property…

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