Steps in Marketing Timber

Follow these steps when marketing timber:

  1. Select a forester.
  2. Select trees to harvest.
  3. Determine seasonal timing of harvest operations.
  4. Determine the timber’s worth.
  5. Determine what method you will use to sell the timber.
  6. Create a timber sale prospectus.
  7. Advertise your timber sale.
  8. Select a buyer.
  9. Develop a written contract with the buyer.
  10. Inspect the active harvest operation.