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July 2012 

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In This Issue
When Will the Skies Clear over Pellet Markets?
US South Pine Pulpwood Price Dynamics
SYP Tracker-June 2012 Mill2Market Results
Housing Market Performance-May 2012
Forestry-Related Industry Performance-May 2012
Use of Prescribed Burns to Limit Wildfire Damage
Georgia Forestry Group to Tackle Timber Theft
Forest2Market News
Top 3 Stories from the June Issue


 

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By Pete Stewart
   
For what seems to be generations now, we have been talking about bioenergy.  The threats; the opportunities; the subsidies; the oversupply; the undersupply; the pending legislation; the grandfathered legislation; ROCs, SOX and NOX. "Mr. Fox, Sir, I simply cannot take it anymore! ...

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US South Pine Pulpwood Price Dynamics
 
By Daniel Stuber 

 

In economics, elasticity is a measure of responsiveness. How does price respond to an increase in demand or an increase in supply? How does demand respond to an increase or decrease in price? Economists use price elasticity to determine how ...  

 

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SYP Tracker-June 2012 Mill2Market Results   

By Matt Perkowski 

 

The figure below summarizes pricing data gathered for Forest2Market's weekly lumber market report, Mill2Market. For this market report, Forest2Market aggregates sales order data submitted directly by report subscribers. This figure charts weekly sales order prices from January 2010 through year ...  

 

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Housing Market Performance-May 2012 

 

By Suz-Anne Kinney

     

Housing Market Continues Recovery For the last three years, the housing market has mounted a recovery in spring only to give way to a summer slide and a series of flip-flops through the end of the year. Will this year, with ...  

 

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Forestry-Related Industry Performance-May 2012 

   

By Suz-Anne Kinney

 

From Forest2Market's Economic Outlook: Industrial production at the total manufacturing level has marched upward at a fairly steady pace since the recession ended in June 2009, and in April it was nearly 20 percent higher than the recessionary trough. Capacity utilization was ...  

 

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Use of Prescribed Burns to Limit Wildfire Damage 

      

By Angelique Mitchell 

 

Last year, a result of El Ni�o conditions and ill-considered public policy, Texas experienced the most forest fire and drought damage in its State's history; fire destroyed $97 million worth of timber, and as many as 500 million trees were ...  

 

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Georgia Forestry Group to Tackle Timber Theft Head On 

   

Editor's Note: We just got this press release from Steve McWilliams at the Georgia Forestry Association. (Read our post, Timber Theft on the Rise, for more information about preventing and reporting timber theft.) For immediate release (June 22, 2012) As if ...  

 

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