Clemson Extension Forestry and Wildlife

Updating South Carolina Stumpage Prices Winter 2020

Graph of South Carolina Quarterly Price Trends. Q3 19' Mixed Hardwood Sawtimber $24.14/ton. Q3' 19 Pine Sawtimber $21.11/ton

The Northeast and Appalachia regions have been exporting large volumes of hardwood logs and lumber to China, but this lucrative market has dropped by almost a third after the trade war started. US hardwood exports to China – worth $2 billion annually – are currently reeling from 25% tariffs, and the impacts are being felt […]

Updating South Carolina Stumpage Prices Fall 2019

Open Forest

Many landowners have heard the word “stumpage price” but may not be so sure about its meaning. The word stumpage is derived from stump + age. Stumpage price refers to a price that a timber buyer will offer landowners for standing trees. In general, larger standing trees (diameter over 10 inches) suitable for sawtimber get […]