CAPITAL IDEAS -- LIVE!
AUGUST 2020 News Conference for Forest Owners
Produced by the Alabama Forest Owners' Association, Inc.
This Conference will be recorded at 10:00 AM Central Time on
Wednesday, August 12, 2020 with a live audience. If you would like to be a
member of the audience on the next program, call (205)
624-2225 to register.
Hayes D. Brown
starting time: (00:00)
Hayes D. Brown, attorney and forest owner, will moderate this news
conference. Hayes' email address is
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Today's issue of Capital Ideas - Live!
is brought to you by
Forester Search, a web resource developed
by the Alabama Forest Owners' Association with the support of the
Bradley/Murphy Forestry & Natural Resources Extension Trust.
a list of Consulting Foresters in your area.
Hunting Cabins and Log Cabins to Fit Any
Brock Ray is
an avid outdoorsman and hunter and he's also the owner of
Brock's Huntin' Cabins
Log Cabins. On this episode of the
Land Show, Brock mentioned having slept in a lot of hunting cabins
over the years and how his idea about what makes a good hunting cabin
eventually ended as a business. We asked Brock to tell us a little about why
he thinks his cabins are a landowner's best bet.
Phone: (205) 493-6224
Drone-Delivered Herbicides are Here
Michael Ott is
founder and CEO of Rantizo,
which caught our eye with a video of a
spraying herbicide over an agricultural field. Herbicide application
for forest management can often be challenging because of lack of access or
rough and variable terrain. We think
while geared toward the agricultural industry at present, may have exciting
potential for forestland uses. We asked Michael to speak with us about
Rantizo's technology and how it might be used in forestry settings.
Poised for Flight: The Progressive Farmer article about Rantizo
Quick Guide to Forestry Herbicides
Phone: (319) 201-3020
What Landowners Should Know about the
Columbia Timber and United Country Real Estate is a longtime forester
and timber buyer, and he is also completing a graduate certificate in
Forest Finance and Investment at Auburn University. Jib is scheduled to speak at
Florida Forestry Association's annual meeting in September about the
often-misunderstood reforestation deduction, and we asked him to share some
thoughts with us on this deduction and what forest owners need to know.
Listen close to what Jib has to say about what makes a "Qualified Timber
Property" so you can talk about it with your financial advisor or CPA.
Some Basics about Forest Investment
Phone: (352) 375-1473
The Situation: Current Timber Market Outlook
is Executive Director of
a timber price reporting organization housed at the University of Georgia.
The latest 2Q bulletin
from TimberMart-South says, perhaps unsurprisingly, "While the
common, seasonal trend is for stumpage prices to fall in the 2nd Quarter
(particularly for the major pine products), the typical
quarter-over-quarter (Q/Q) drop was exacerbated by the ongoing COVID-19
Average Stumpage Prices
Phone: (706) 389-9198
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