Stumpage vales, was :Ignorance Tax
dstaples at livingston.net
Thu Dec 4 22:44:34 EST 1997
> In article <3486975E.359E at forestmeister.com>, Joseph Zorzin
> <redoak at forestmeister.com> writes:
> >BOBNDWOODS wrote:
> >In article <347CAE61.A75D62CD at lebmofo.com>, Ron Wenrich
> ><woodtick at lebmofo.com> writes:
> >>I've been struggling with why there is a difference between timber value and
> >>the price that landowners receive for their timber, especially after seeing
> >>Don and Bob go around about consulting vs industrial forestry. Timber value
> >>should equal log value less logging costs less profit. But, not all
> >>landowners receive that. Is it because profit is exceedingly high? Is it
> >>due to a high risk factor? Or is there something missing from the economic
> Wait, did I write that???
Nah, I think he was making reference to a little difference of opinion
of position in the field for procurement foresters you and I discussed.
"Or is there something missing from the economic equation?", yep,
usually an independent forester.
BOBNWOODS, during a locale sale one of my procurement buddies bid an
exteamly low price on timber I had for sale, one week prior he bid and
took a sale for the same amount my sale went for. When I asked him why
(my timber was of better grade and volume) he kind of shrugged and said
"I dont know", walked off shaking his head. So sometimes it is a matter
of how you see the tract.
My Ego Stroke: http://www.livingston.net/dstaples/
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