Timber prices are generated from the “Kentucky Delivered Log Price Report” data collected by the Kentucky Division of Forestry (KDF). The quarterly report is part of Kentucky’s Growing Gold publication and contains pricing information for various species of logs, including pricing for different grades of quality and market use. Delivered log prices are collected from industries around the state by KDF employees and compiled according to the region where the industry is located. The following figures show the 2017 delivered log prices for some of the most prominent timber species in Kentucky, how delivered stave logs prices have changed since 2010, and how delivered tie log prices have changed since 2010.

KY Delivered Log Prices in 2017 in $/MBF and change from 2016

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