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Measuring timber products harvested from your woodland

Paul T. Oester

Measuring timber products harvested from your woodland

by Paul T. Oester

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Published by Oregon State University Extension Service in Corvallis, Or .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Forest products.,
  • Forests and forestry -- Measurement.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementP. Oester and S. Bowers.
    SeriesEC -- 1127, rev. Mar. 1999., The Woodland workbook : forest measurement, Extension circular (Oregon State University. Extension Service) -- 1127., Woodland workbook
    ContributionsBowers, Steve., Oregon State University. Extension Service.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination19 p. :
    Number of Pages19
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16099020M

    Woodlands also provide direct economic benefits, such as wood for housing, furniture, books, newspapers, and many other products we use every day. The sale of timber provides woodland owners with hundreds of millions of dollars in revenue annually. As a woodland owner, you do not have to choose between these benefits—they are often compatible. harvesting and gathering fuelwood has become a way of life being managed for higher valued products. The first step in managing a woodlot for firewood is to understand that a woodlot grows wood every year. It is “Measuring Woodland Timber” from your county Extension Size: 1MB.

      Why Leasing Your Woodl and Is Important A fter a Timber Harvest Very few landowners try to make their property as profitable as possible. In most cases, family farms or lands are passed down through generations, and the same practices are used to earn money from it, including row crops, pastures for livestock, or the occasional firewood cutting.   Timber is a valuable commodity, and since most landowners only have timber harvested once or twice in a lifetime (at least on a large scale), some careful thought and a few simple actions before you sell your timber can ensure the process is done right. These tips are all about how to sell timber. 1. Mark your property lines.

    Your Woodland - Resources Concerning Laws, Regulations, and your Rights; FAQs - Forestry and Wildlife “Green Book ” Updates Maryland Woodland Harvest Permit Process. More headlines. Event Calendar: May Measuring Wood Moisture & Drying Time for Hardwood Tree Species. Ho, Ho, Ho—Handling Crabby Customers this Holiday Season. Tips on How to Get the Most from Your Timber Harvest William L. Hoover and John R. Seifert Department of Forestry and Natural Resources, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN Introduction The sale of timber from your woodland is an important financial undertaking. Unfortunately, timber sales often result in a dissatisfied landowner and a File Size: 89KB.


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Measuring timber products harvested from your woodland by Paul T. Oester Download PDF EPUB FB2

Measuring Timber Products Harvested from Your Woodland. Paul T. Oester. Steve Bowers. Defines measurement units used for common forest products (board foot, cubic foot, cord, linear measurements, weight).

Covers log rules used to convert log size into board feet, board foot volume, weight, and cubic foot volume, with tables for conversions between units. A face cord has pieces averaging 16 inches long and measures 42 cubic feet or one-third of a cord: (4 ft x 8 ft x 16 in) ÷ 12 in = Linear measurements.

Use feet and inches in selling specialty products such as poles, piling, fence posts, mine props, railroad ties, car stakes, or hop poles. Your Woodland Managing woodland property offers you the opportunity to harvest a variety of products, 2 depending on timber quality and 2 quantity, harvest economics, and 2 market availability.

2 Among these products are saw logs (for lumber or plywood), peeler logs (for plywood), pulpwood, 3 fuelwood, poles, piling, and posts. 3 Knowledge of. This publication describes measurements used to buy and sell timber products. Managing woodland property offers you the opportunity to harvest a variety of products, depending on timber quality and quantity, harvest economics, and market availability.

Among these products are saw logs, peeler logs, pulpwood, fuelwood, poles, piling, and : Paul Oester, Steve Bowers. Administrative Report Or Publication Measuring timber products harvested from your woodland Public Deposited.

Analytics × Add to Woodland workbook. Forest measurement; Extension circular (Oregon State University. Extension Service) Subject: Forest products;Author: Paul Oester, Steve Bowers.

Abstract. Published April A newer revision exists. Facts and recommendations in this publication may no longer be valid. Please look for up-to-date information. important a factor as the size of timber. For details on measuring trees and logs, refer to ECMeasuring Timber Products Harvested from Your Woodland; ECStand Volume and Growth: Getting the Numbers; and ECTools for Measur-ing Your Forest (see page 8).

Topography Topography is the other leading factor in. -Measuring Timber Products Harvested from Your Woodland. Managing woodland property offers you the opportunity to harvest a variety of products, depending on timber quality and quantity, harvest economics, and market availability.

A wildcrafter hand-collects non-timber products from the wild, in a way that demands knowledge of both the ecology of the area and of the timing that affects the quality of the products. Certain products may be seasonal, or reach harvest condition only every few years.

Wildcrafters know that plants do not grow uniformly throughout the forest. Acknowledgements iii Acknowledgements The Managing Your Woodland was revised by the Small Woodlands Program of BC, an initiative of Forest Renewal BC.

The program is designed to encourage owners of private forest lands in BC to manage their properties in an economically and environmentally sustainable manner. Advertise your timber sale. Select a buyer. Develop a written contract with the buyer. Inspect the active harvest operation. Selecting a Forester.

As described in Chapter 1: Preparing a Woodland Stewardship Plan, it is important that you identify and select a forester who will work with you during the process of marketing your timber.

Table 6 contains an example for the harvest of trees using average statewide prices. You can use the “Your estimated value of a timber harvest from your woodlot" table to summarize the number of trees you plan to harvest, the estimated number of board feet (from Table 4), and the price you expect to receive (based on similar data in Table 5).

The volume of timber actually harvested will be measured [Location where timber will be measured, who will measure timber, when timber will be measured] (Note: if the consuming mill is designated as the official measurer of the timber volume, all scale receipts shall be provided to the Seller.).

Some woodland management tips. Eliminate wildfire and excessive grazing from your timber. Do not sell good quality trees until they are mature. This usually means 18 inches or more in diameter at breast height.

Do not sell timber until you know what you are selling in terms of board feet or other unit of measure. Measuring and Marketing '" Farm Timber Prepared by the Forest Service Lack of familiarity with estimating and selling timber usually puts woodland owners at a disadvantage, and frequently material from the woods is sold for considerably less than its real value.

The loss to farmers is, in the aggregate, very large. In order to stop this loss, it is. Measuring Timber Products Harvested from Your Woodland Defines measurement units used for common forest products (board foot, cubic foot, cord, linear measurements, weight).

Make the Most of Your Woodlands Whether you own a few acres of woodland or many, A Landowner's Guide to Managing Your Woods will help you become an active and effective steward of your ing with an explanation of the natural processes governing forest development, the authors present active steps you can take to guide your woodland toward a state of health and /5(45).

Pine Poles. Pine trees that have a certain taper, straightness and overall diameter are harvested and processed to become poles. In the South, these are typically harvested from carefully maintained stands of Southern yellow pine trees, which includes species such as longleaf, slash, loblolly, and shortleaf ().

Forests are a natural resource. Humans have always harvested wood products—timber, fuel, paper, and wild herbs—to meet their needs.

Today, markets are developing for other forest products and amenities, including biofuel, carbon credits, conservation easements, and water credits. Measuring a log on the ground. This is easy provided you can get your measuring tape underneath the log at its mid point.

Measure the length of the log, determine its mid point, i.e. exactly half way along, and measure its diameter there. Use this diameter to calculate the cross-sectional area (the area of.

Measuring Timber Products Harvested from Your Woodland Timber-Mart South Stumpage Prices You work at a local lumber yard and you have been asked to determine the prices of lumber per board foot based on a competitor's lumber prices.The minimum merchantable length is 6 feet, but.

the minimum can vary from 6 to 16 feet. ¾. Minimum small end diameter is usually 5 to 8. inches. ¾. Minimum percentage of gross scale remaining. after scaling is 33% for valuable coniferous and.

50% for less valuable Size: KB.Careful selection of your firewood or timber can increase the value of your woodland for wildlife, timber resources, recreation and other forest benefits, while providing income. These harvest assets can be used to build roads, improve wildlife habitats, or implement other .