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How to Make Money Off Land Through Pine Straw Harvesting

This is Huntin’ Land, the podcast for landowners and land hunters. If you like to stay up to date on hunting tactics, land management, land values, and land market dynamics, this is the podcast for you. On this episode, we talk to Dr. Becky Barlow, a professor for the Auburn school of Forestry, Wildlife and Natural resources. Dr. Barlow is incredibly knowledgeable on pine straw harvest and shares with us her expertise on numerous topics, such as, how to make money off land, pine straw harvesting, slash vs longleaf pine straw, how much is pine straw per bale, pine straw prices, and more.

 

As a landowner, it is important to know what your land is worth. You may find yourself asking the questions like,  “how much is my land worth today,” “how much is my land worth per acre,” “how much is timberland worth,” “what is my farmland worth,” “how much is agricultural land worth,” and other such questions. Many factors go in to determining the value of land and seeking out the wisdom of experts is a great place to find the answers to your questions. Each week, on the Huntin’ Land Podcast, we will bring in various experts to help provide answers to the important questions landowners have. This week’s How Much is My Land Worth? segment we talk with Jason Burbage from National Land Realty and is brought to you by: Alabama Black Belt Adventures new coffee table book, Black Belt Bounty.

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How to Make Money Off Land Through Pine Straw Harvesting Topics Discussed

How much money per acre can a landowner stand to net from pine straw in a given year?

What kind of pines are used for pine straw mulch?

Which species are the most valuable to the landowner, specifically for pine straw?

Which stands are suitable for pine straw production?

Slash vs longleaf pine straw

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How to Make Money Off Land: Harvesting

  • Does a landowner need to have a plantation style setting or can harvest be accomplished in a natural growth stand?
  • How does stand characteristics effect net income to the landowner?
  • What site prep must be done before harvest?
  • What about accessibility? Does topography or other access factors affect harvesting?
  • Do most landowners harvest themselves or contract through a pine straw dealer?
  • What should they be prepared to do before harvest?
  • How much pine straw per bale?

How to Make Money Off Land: Pine Straw Production

  • fertilizer treatments affect
  • herbicide treatments affect
  • prescribed burning affect
  • thinning affect
  • pine straw removal affect

How To Make Money Off Land: More Questions

Determining demand there is for pine straw and pine straw prices?

What negative effects does pine straw harvest have on overall ecology of the site wildlife included?

Can those negative wildlife factors be mitigated?

Questions a landowner should ask a pine straw dealer before signing a contract?

This week’s show has been brought to you by Joe Baya and Clint Flowers, members of the top producing team at National Land Realty, the fastest growing and most innovative land brokerage in the nation. With hunting season right around the corner and interest rates at historic lows, now is a great time to be buying or selling land. If you want to learn more, shoot us an email at pros@landhuntin.com or call us at 855-NLR-LAND.

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Tune in each week as we bring in various experts to help provide answers to important land owner questions like, “how much is my land worth today,” “how much is my land worth per acre,” “how much is timberland worth,” “what is my farmland worth,” “how much is agricultural land worth,” and other such questions. Many factors go in to determining the value of land and seeking out the wisdom of experts is a great place to find the answers to your questions.

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