In article <1998082514023400.KAA18764 at ladder01.news.aol.com>, wudman69 at aol.com
>>That is $20 to $30 per cord. Roughly $54 to $80 per ton on the local market.
>>>>Twelve year old pine pulpwood is only possible on the best of sites under
>>intensive management. But, it is possible.
>>Alabama Registered Forester
>>You have reversed your numbers there. A cord of wood weighs roughly 2.6 tons
>(depending on whose conversion you use----but a ton is a ton). Generating a
>first thinning at age 12-13 is[my] growth target for intensive culture on the
>coastal plain of the South. If you can make a site perform as a site 80
>(base 25), then this target can be met. This is done through the use of
>herbicides, fertilization, and site specific mechanical methods.
That's what comes from answering your mail too late at night. I did reverse
it. I usually think about per ton prices as delivered to the mill. Appologies
to Larry and all others for that brain fart.
Alabama Registered Forester
~~~> The forest may be quiet, but that doesn't mean all the snakes have left.