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Historic Prices

graph depicting 10 year price history for standing timberHistoric annual price data for standing timber from 1976-2019 and for timber delivered to mills from 1988-2019 for North Carolina are reported for four timber product categories (pine sawtimber and pulpwood, and mixed hardwood sawtimber and pulpwood) for Western North Carolina, Eastern North Carolina, State of North Carolina and Southeast United States. The price data are reported as average market prices.

Historic quarterly price data for standing timber across North Carolina from Forest-2-Market is reported on a quarterly basis from third quarter 2005 to fourth quarter 2014. The data  includes average prices by region for pine and hardwood sawtimber, pine chip-n-saw, pine and hardwood pulpwood, red and white oak sawtimber, and yellow poplar sawtimber This information is available in pdf file format and are available free for downloading. A free pdf reader can be downloaded from Adobe.

Forest 2 Market Quarterly Price Reports

Year Quarters
2005 n/a n/a 3rd 4th
2006 1st 2nd 3rd 4th
2007 1st 2nd 3rd 4th
2008 1st 2nd 3rd 4th
2009 1st 2nd 3rd 4th
2010 1st 2nd 3rd 4th
2011 1st 2nd 3rd 4th
2012 1st 2nd 3rd 4th
2013 1st 2nd 3rd 4th
2014 1st 2nd 3rd 4th