Clemson Extension Forestry and Wildlife

Stumpage Price Trends and Forest Industry Hot-Spots in South Carolina

graph with blue line showing pine pulpwood price trending down to $8.89/ton and red line showing hardwood pulpwood price trending down to $8.54/ton

Pulpwood Stumpage Trends in Q2, 2023: In the second quarter of 2023, statewide pine pulpwood stumpage prices averaged $8.89/ton, while the average hardwood rates were $8.54/ton in South Carolina. It is a dramatic decline in pulpwood prices from the first quarter of 2022 when pine and hardwood pulpwood stumpages were above $14/ton. Graph of S.C. statewide […]

South Carolina Stumpage Price Trends and Southern Yellow Pine Basics

Graph of SC Pulpwood Prices from Q2

Stumpage Price Trends: In the first quarter of 2022 (Q1’22), statewide pulpwood stumpage prices for both pine and hardwood continued an increasing trend that started in the second quarter of 2021 (Q2’21). The statewide pine pulpwood stumpage prices, on average, were $14.17/ton, which is a jump of 31% on a quarter-over-quarter basis and 34% on a […]