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Tuesday, July 7, 2009

Southern Pine Bark Beetle by Dr. Andrew Londo

The USFS, along with the Mississippi Forestry Commission, set out traps for the southern pine beetle every spring, about the time the dogwoods begin to bloom. Fortunately for Mississippi, we have experienced record lows in southern pine beetle activity in recent years. This year, according to... read more

Tuesday, July 7, 2009

June Timber Market Update by Dr. James Henderson

The depressed housing market and recession-plagued pulp and paper industry continue to reduce demand for timber and pulpwood; however, there are some positive developments that may signal the beginnings of a recovery in late 2009 or early 2010.

The decline in sawtimber and chip-n-saw... read more

Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Notice to Professional Loggers and Vendors Selling to Professional Loggers

MISSISSIPPI STATE TAX COMMISSION

Senate Bill 2606, as passed during the 2009 Regular Session of the Mississippi Legislature amended Miss. Code Ann. Section 27-65-17 to provide for a reduced 1½% rate of sales tax on sales to professional loggers of equipment used in... read more

Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Mississippi Legislature Passes Major Tax Relief for Loggers and Farmers

Professional loggers and farmers will benefit from a major reduction in their sales taxes, thanks to the Mississippi Legislature and Governor Barbour. A coalition of forestry and agriculture groups supported lower sales taxes on logging and farm equipment and worked actively to pass this... read more

Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Mississippi Timber Market Conditions

James Henderson

Timber demand remains weak and timber prices continue to decline due to continuing effects of the worsening housing market and global economic recession. The oversupply of housing resulting from the continuing effects of the subprime mortgage crises has... read more

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