Stumpage vales, was :Ignorance Tax

BOBNDWOODS bobndwoods at aol.com
Thu Dec 4 22:15:32 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
>>equation?

Wait, did I write that???


Bob Miller
Alabama Registered Forester

~~~> The forest may be quiet, but that doesn't mean all the snakes have left.
~~~>



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