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1. Standing timber regarded as a commodity.
2. The value of standing timber.
3. The right to cut standing timber.


1. (Forestry) US and Canadian standing timber or its value
2. (Forestry) US and Canadian the right to fell timber on another person's land
3. (Forestry) Canadian a tax or royalty payable on each tree felled, esp on crown land


(ˈstʌm pɪdʒ)

1. standing timber with reference to its value.
2. the value of such timber.


1. standing timber, with special reference to its value in money.
2. the right to cut such timber and its value on another’s land.
See also: Trees
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The increasing use of wood in the mill integrate will bring wood harvest and transportation work for forest industry professionals and stumpage earnings for forest owners.
This study demonstrates that properly equipped Wisconsin loggers are profitably harvesting small parcels of timber; however, loggers and other timber buyers must recognize the additional costs associated with these harvests and adjust stumpage rates to compensate for these costs.
9 million compared to annual stumpage value of harvested hardwood timber of just more than $1.
For me, when I'm talking to a company, I've got this data and information--everything from the land that we have available, to how much you pay for stumpage in Ontario, and the process, people you would engage, funding opportunities and incentives that are available.
This case has clearly defined the limitations of this trade agreement to curtail Canadian manipulation of its stumpage pricing for the exclusive benefit of the Canadian industry.
Policies for sustainably managing Canada's forests; tenure, stumpage fees, and forest practices.
3) He differentiates between immediate harvest value or stumpage value for immediate cutting purposes and the net present value of future timber income (market value).
Pine stumpage prices have increased faster in this region than the average price across the South.
Kittredge, Rickenbach, and Broderick (1999) compared stumpage values over 5 yr for two adjacent states (Massachusetts, which has extensive forestry-related regulations, and Connecticut, which has extremely limited regulations) and found that such regulations do not adversely affect stumpage prices or landowner profits.
Timber TPS -- a comprehensive and reliable database of stumpage pricing for actual North American timber sales - also saw a 96% increase in the number of participating organizations.
The BLM's stumpage forecasts are based on 2005 prices, the highest in many years.
market because Canadian timber is mostly owned by provincial governments that set stumpage prices at artificially low levels resulting, essentially, in a subsidy to the Canadian timber industry.