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Selling and Milling Timber in IL

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From: brett videon
pittsburg, IL
i have white , red oak and hickory the guy that i have gotten a estimate from will be cut harvesting and milling the timber him self he has offered me 0.18 cents or 18 cents per board foot is this a good price or should i look else where there is 3 - 4 other guys in my area that do the same

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From: Jay Hayek
Extension Specialist, Forestry
Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences
Hi Brett:

Definitely not a good deal for you!!!

How many trees are you harvesting? Why not contact a professional consulting forester to assist you in marking and marketing your timber to the highest prospective bidder?

Directory of Professional Consulting Foresters: http://www.ilforestry.org/resources/Documents/tfb-nres-202-15.pdf

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