U.S. Housing Starts, Softwood Lumber Production and Pine Sawtimber Prices

Published By: LandThink.com; Written By: Dr. Brooks Mendell, Forisk Consulting

Home construction drives baseline wood demand in the United States. Without demand for wood and forest products, timber and timberland values deteriorate. Without wood demand, investments in Star Trek sawmills, Jack-in-the-Beanstalk tree seedlings, and color-coordinated safety vests and snake chaps … Continue reading

Dr. Dale Greene Named New Dean of Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources

Published By: University of Georgia Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources

W. Dale Greene, a long-serving faculty member and administrator in the University of Georgia’s Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, has been named its dean, effective June 1. Greene, a professor of forest operations who joined the Warnell School … Continue reading