WELCOME TO YORK-SUNBURY-CHARLOTTE FOREST PRODUCTS MARKETING BOARD
Serving the private woodlot owners of York, Sunbury and Charlotte counties, YSC has a lot to offer you as a private woodlot owner. Whether you have owned your woodlot for many years, or you have just acquired a woodlot, we have programs to fit your needs.
We welcome you to browse our site and contact us with any questions.
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YSC BULLETIN BOARD
PEOPLE LOOKING FOR SPECIALTY ITEMS:
Sometimes we receive requests from people looking for a small amount of a certain product. Click the links below for more details on each one and please contact the person if you can help them out!
8' CEDAR (MAR 2)
8' HARDWOOD (Feb 13)
BASSWOOD LOG (Jan 30)
HARDWOOD (Jan 30)
POLES - HEMLOCK, TAMARACK or CEDAR (July 9)
BLACK ASH (Dec 1)
CURRENT NEWS & MILL NOTICES
check the NEWStab for media stories related to the forestry industry
J D Irving at Grand Lake Chipman and Sussex will both be open extended hours this weekend.
JDI Grand Lake Friday night Feb 15th open straight through till Saturday at 5:00 pm. JDI Sussex Friday night Feb 15th open straight through to Saturday at 5:00 pm
Please be advised that AV for Tree Length wood will not have a loader available Friday Feb 15th and Saturday Feb 16th due to loader being down for maintainance. Will be unloading on Sunday Feb 17th.
YSC FREDERICTON OFFICE IS CLOSED FOR THE DAY DUE TO THE WEATHER CONDITIONS. Phones are still being answered.FF
Timber Resources (TRG) Passadumkeag, Maine has new scaling hours Monday to Thursday 7:00 am to 5:00 pm CDN time. Now open on FRIDAYS 7:00 am till noon CDN time.
J D Irving Doaktown location will stop buying White Pine Sawlogs on Friday February 22nd for the season.
JDI Grand Lake Chipman and JDI Sussex have extended hours again this weekend. JDI Sussex will be open on Friday Feb 1 straight through to Saturday Feb 2 at 5:00 pm. JDI Grand Lake will be open Feb 1 straight through to Saturday Feb 2 at 2:30pm. Grand Lake will open early on Sunday Feb 3 at 2:00 pm for the week.
YSC Talk Mail - if you would like to have your number added or deleted from the YSC Talk Mail list please contact Lori at either office. The talk mail is set up to provide you with up to date market changes. Talk Mail only works for Bell Aliant customers.
J. D. Irving have extended hours this weekend at both J D I Grand Lake and J D I Sussex. Both mills are open Friday night Jan 25th straight through to Saturday Jan 26th at 5:00 p.m.
The YSC Fredericton Office will we on a weather delay opening today due to the weather conditions. Opeinging at 10:00 am. Any calls can be directed to YSC St. Stephen Office 506 466 5914.
W F Thompkins have new prices of Hardwood Sawlogs.
A V Nackawic has increased the price of tree-length mixed hardwood to $50.37/mt = $114.34/cord effective Jan 7th.
A V Nackawic has also increased the price of Biomass to $29.34/mt = $59.85/cord effective Jan 7th
Jan 4th and Jan 5th
J D Ircing Grand Lake (Chipman)will be open Friday Jan 4th until Saturday 6:00 am Jan 5th.
J D Irving Sussex will be open Friday Jan 4th until Saturday Jan 5th at 5:00 pm
Effective immediately the maxi butt size on hardwood is 28" at Richmond Corner yard.
LP Houlton, Effective Jan 1st the price of Zone 2 Sunbury/Charlotte 9' poplar direct to LP will increase in price to $49.88/ton = $124.70/cord US Funds =$164/cord CDN Funds. Also the Tree Length Poplar will increase in price to
$46.45/ton = $116.15/cord US Funds = $153/crod CDN Funds.
J. D. Irving Sussex will be open again extended hours this weekend
Open Friday Dec 28th all night and Saturday Dec 29th day shift until 5:00 pm
J. D. Irving Grand Lake - (Chipman) will stay open Friday night until 3:00 am Saturday morning Dec 29th, they will close for 3 hours and reopen at 6:00 am until 3:00 pm on Saturday. ALSO open Sunday Dec 30th starting at 6 am.
Timber Resource Group - (TRG) Passadumkeag, Maine will reduce the price of all products effective Dec 31st.
Spruce Sawlogs - $ 69.44/ton = $156.24/cord US Funds = $206.24/cord CDN
Fir Sawlogs - $55.75/ton = $125.46/cord US Funds = $ 165.61/cord CDN
Spruce Tree Length Studs - $64.55/ton = $145.26/cord US Funds = $191.74/cord CDN
Fir Tree Length Studs - $50.86/ton =$114.44/cord US Funds = $151.06/cord CDNec D
Dec 21st - HOLDIAY MILL HOURS ***** UPDATED Dec 28th
Arbec closes Dec 21st at 5:00 pm reopen 5:30 am Jan 2/19
AV Nackawic - open 24/7 as long as the driver knows how to use the scale system.
Devon Lumber closes at 11:00 am Dec 24th, Dec 25th, Dec 26th and January 1st
LP Houlton - Closed Dec 24th, Dec 25th, Closing 8:00 am Dec 31st, Jan 1st
LP Carson Yard - St. Stephen closes Dec 24th 3:00 pm Dec 25th, Dec 26th & Jan 1st.
Pleasant River Dover Foxcroft Closed Dec 25th and Jan 1st
Pleasant River Woodland Maine (Yard) closes Dec 24th at noon Dec 25th and Jan 1st
Richmond Corner (fillion yard0 Closes Dec 24th Noon Dec 25th. closes Noon Dec 31 and Jan 1st.
Timber Resource Group (TRG) Closed Dec 24th Dec 25 OPEN Dec 31 and CLOSED Jan 1st.
Twin Rivers (Plaster Rock) Closes Dec 24th at 4:00 pm Dec 25th Closes Dec 31 at 4:00 pm and Jan 1st.
Woodland Pulp Closing Dec 24th at 3:00 pm Dec 25th
J D Irving - Grand Lake Closes Dec 24th at 2:00 pm Dec 25th Closing Monday Dec 31st at 4:00 pm and Jan 1st
J D Irving Sussex Closes Dec 24th at 2:30 pm Dec 25th Closes Monday Dec 31st at 4:00 pm and Jan 1st.
J D Irving St. Leonard Closed Dec 24, Dec 25th, Dec 26th and Jan 1st
J D I Baker Brook Closes Dec 21st at Noon, Reopen on Thurs Dec 27th 7:00 am to 5:00 pm Dec 31st regualr hours 7:00 am to 5:00 pm closed Jan 1st.
J D Irving Susssex open extended hours Friday night and Saturday until 5 pm
J D Irving Chipman pen extended hours Friday night and Satruday until 2:30 pm
Woodland Pulp Price Increase in Hardwood delivered fron the Fredericton area Zone 4 Contact 45.
Effective Dec 13th the price will be $56.72/ton = $62.52/mt =$141.92/cord. We have a volume incentive in place for wood put in till the end of March/19. If you would like to get in on this volume incentive and more money per ton please contact either office.
J D Irving Sussex will be open for deliveries Dec 14th and 15th, open Friday night and the Saturday day shift until 5 00 pm. J D Irving Grand Lake (Chipman) will be open Friday night till 1:00 am and Saturday morning for Studwood only. After 1:00 am they will be open for both Sawlogs and Studwood till 2:30 pm.
J D Irving Doaktown will close on Dec 21st and reopne on Jan 2/19.
Devon Lumber will closed at noon on Dec 24th and reopen for regular hours Dec 27, 28 and 31st. Closed Jan 1st and reopen Jan 2/19.
MaMillan Lumber in Belleisle Creek Christmas Hours Closed on Wednesday Dec 19th and reopen on Jan 2/19.
Marwood - Harvey location are once again purchasing Hemlock Sawlogs. 12',14'.16' and 18' Hemlock Sawlogs.
Marwood Christmas Hours Dec 21st close at noon and reopen Jan 2/19.
AV Nackawic the price of Birch has come up to $46.94/mt = $ 106.55/cord.
J D Irving at Grand Lake (Chipman) will have extended hours this weekend Nov 30 & Dec 1st. Grand Lake will be open Friday night and till Noon on Saturday. J D Irving Susses will be open Friday night and all day on Saturday.
Chester Forest Products at their Houlton Yard are purchasing random length Hardwood as well as Spruce/Fir Pulpwood. The price on the Pulpwood is $34.23/ton us funds = $77.04/cord us funds. Chester at the Chester Yard location are purchasing Hemlock Studwood both Tree Length and 8' (100") as well as Tree Length Hemlock Pulpwood. Please check with either office for specs and prices.
J D Irving at Grand Lake (Chipman) and Sussex will be open extended hours this weekend. Open Friday evening and a day shift on Saturday.
Please keep in mind if you are delivering to the US markets this week that Thursday Nov 22nd is their Thanksgiving Day. Most mills are closed both Thursday Nov 22nd and Friday Nov 23/18
The only markets that will be open on Monday Nov 12th Rememberance Day are JDI Grand Lake, JDI Sussex and AV Nackawic. Both offices of YSC will be closed.
Timber Resource Group (TRG) Passadumkeag, Maine will be reducing the price of Spruce Sawlogs and Spruce Tree Length. As well as the price of Fir Sawlog and Fir Tree Length. Please check out the price list or call either office for details. This price decrase is effective on Monday Nov 12th.
AV increases the price of Poplar to $53.79/mt = $122.10/ cord effective Nov 5th. AV will start to purchse 8' & 9' Poplar either separated on loads or ful loads of short wood.
LP Houlton will not be accepting wood deliveries from Sun Nov 11 until Sun Nov 25th due to yard inventory levels.
Pleasant River Lumber effective Nov 5th will decrease all prices by $8/ton us funds due to lumber prices crashing due to high wholesale yard inventories.
Woodland Pulp will resume regualr scaling hours for Hardwood 24/7. No 8' Hardwood accepted.
Woodland Pulp will return to normal scaling hours 24/7 for Hardwood no 8' Hardwood accepted.OO
J D Irving are accepting tree length Studwood at two locations Fillion Yard scaling hours Mon to Thurs 7 am to 5 pm Friday 7 am to 2 pm. JDI Sussex mill yard by appointment only as there is no loader readily available. Please contact Wendell Munn to make arrangements for unloading.
Marwood Ltd. Harvey location will stop purchasing Hemlock Sawlogs and start to purchase Red Pine Sawlogs for $268.75/1000 board feet. Fresh cut from Oct 1st to March 31, 2019.
Marwood Ltd. Devon Yard location will purchase 8' Red Pine Studwood for a price of $44.45/mt = 97.79/cord
Marwood Ltd. Tracyville are interested in Red Pine fence Post please contact Mark Shannon to have a look at them first.
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AV Nackawic will purchase BIOMASS Length 22' same s the random length any species Maxi butt is 24" price is $24.45/mt = $49.88/cord.
Jolly Farmer will purchase BIOMASS until they reach 300 loads total. NO Tree Length wood Length 8' to 24' any species. Maxi butt size 24" price is $21,52/mt = $43.90/cord.
E M Cummings start new scaling hours Mon to Thurs 6 am till 4:30 pm Friday 6 am to 3 pm.
J. D. Irving Sussex are now going to purchase Tree Length Studwood into the Sussex Samill location. Prices in effect as of Oct 7th. Price for Zone 1 $60.64/mt while Zone 2 thru 5 is $63.57/mt.
LP has raised the price of Hardwood at the Houlton mill to $46.94/ton us funds effective Oct 9th.
We now have a Venner Sawlogs market through Columbia Forest Products in Maine If you are interested and have some logs cut Yellow and White Birch and Hard Maple with fairly large top size, straight and sound give the office a call and we can have the Columbia scaler come out and scale the sawlogs right on your woodlot. For prices and specs please contact either office.
New market for Biomass type wood. Verso Paper Corp. are using a pile down yard in Bucksport Maine for some 8' wood . Delivery price to Bucksport $27.38/ton US funds wish is approx $61.61/cord US funds. Will talke most speices Spruce/Fir, red pine, white pine, helock, tamarack.SS
J D Irving Sussex location has increased the price of pulpwood in zones 3, 4 & 5 effective September 16th. From $1/mt to $7/mt.
E M Cummings yard in Meductic are purchasing hardwood and poplar as well as Tree Length Studwood and Sawlogs through YSC.
Ridge Cedar Ltd. in Keswick Ridge are purchasing 8' and 12' Cedar.
Devon Lumber are now purchasing 10'6" Cedar rails.
Woodland Pulp announces their Annual Maintenance Outage starting September 30th NO deliveries. The week of Oct 1 - 5th Hardwood deliveries Monday to Friday 6 am to 7 pm. Closed Oct 6th & Oct 7th. Resume normal deliveries the week of Oct 8th 24/7
A V Nackawic will try a try of Tree Length Mixed Harwoods for $48.90/mt approx $111/cord. This can consist of Mixed hardwoods, poplar and ONLY 10% Birch. Monday to Friday 6 am to 10 pm
JDI Grand Lake and JDI Sussex have increased the price on sawlogs nad Studwood. Both Grade 1 and 2 are now the same price. The price of Tree Length Studwood at Richmond corner has increased as well.
Marwood - Harvey location will be closed from August 29 through to Sept 3rd for year-end inventory. Reopens on Sept 4th.
W F. Tompkins & Sons Ltd. Bath, NB Are purchasiing Rock Maple. Soft Maple, Birch and Ash please see the website or call either office for specs and prices.
J. D. Irving at their Sussex and Grand Lake location have increaed the price of Sawlogs on all zones, effective July 29th Please contact the office for prices and specs or check it out on our website.
Eastern Trap Supplies in PEI are looking for Oak Sawlogs for Lobster Traps please contact either office if you have any Oak for this market.
Effective Monday July 23rd JDI Richmond Corner Yard location will increase the price of the Tree Length Spruce & fir Studwood by $2/mt making the price $58.68/mt or $119.71/cord.
YSC's JDI contract will be coming to a close on July 28th. anyone who has asked to be on the contract please try to get your volumes in by the 28th. Any questions please contact either office.
JDI Doaktown - White Pine Sawlogs Open for the season.
CANADA DAY long-weekend MILL CLOSURES:
ARBEC – Closed Monday July 2nd reopen Tuesday July 3rd at 5:30am.
Sussex – Closed Sunday night shift & Monday day shift. Open at 6:00 pm on Monday, July 2nd.
Chipman – Closed Sunday night shift & Monday day shift. Open at 6:00 pm on Monday, July 2nd.
Doaktown – Closed for deliveries until further notice.
Baker Brook – Closed Monday, July 2nd. Open normally on Tuesday, July 3rd
St. Leonard – Closed Monday July 2nd. Open normally on Tuesday, July 3rd
DEVON – Closed Monday July 2nd reopen Tuesday July 3rd
TWIN RIVERS PLASTER ROCK – Closed Monday July 2nd reopen Tuesday July 3rd 6:00 a.m.
CRABBE LUMBER – Closed Monday July 2.
AV NACKAWIC – OPEN
FILLION YARD – Closed Monday July 2nd
YSC MARKETING BOARD OFFICES
FREDERICTON OFFICE - CLOSED MONDAY JULY 2ND REOPEN TUESDAY JULY 3RD.
ST STEPHEN OFFICE ON SUMMER VACATION HOURS WILL REOPEN WEDNESDAY JULY 4TH
Fillion forestry has reduced their price on 9' Poplar to $58.19/ton = $145.50/cord cdn funds.
June 15thcoJune 18tunty is $46.94/ton From Sunbury & Charlotte counties $47.92/ton. Now accepting tree length Popla LP Houlton location have changed zones and decreased the price effective June 18th
9' Poplar from York county now $46.94/ton Sunbury & Charlotte counties now are $47.92/ton. Now accepting Tree Length Poplar for $44.99/ton. 9' Hardwood is $43.03/ton.4.99/ton. 9; Hardwood is now $on
LP's yard in St. Stephen the price will decrease and is now paying $34.23/ton US funds= 85.60/cord us funds.
June 15th Devon has raised their Grade 3 studwood prices to $34.23/mt = $69.83/cord effective June 11th.
June 15th Marwood is once again open for deliveries of Hemlock Sawlogs.
June 15th Fillion forestry have changed hours for the summer season Mon to Thurs 7 am to 5 pm and Friday 7 am to 2 pm
June 15th Timber Resource Group (TRG) im Passadumkeag Maine have increase their wood prices Sawlogs Spruce $78.24 US per ton. Fir Sawlogs now $63.57/ton US Funds Spruce Tree length price $73.35/ton US Funds and Fir Tree Length is $ 58.68/ton US Funds.
Pleasant River Lumber starting Monday June 4th will be purchasing Spruce Sawlogs, Fir Sawlogs and Tree Length Spruce Studwood in the Woodland mill site yard location. Scaling hours are Mon to Fri 7 to 4 pm CDN time.
Spruce Sawlogs $66.50/ton US funds = $149.63/cord = $188.53 CDN Funds
Fir Sawlogs $56.72/ton US Funds = $127.62/cord Us funds=$160.80 CDN Funds
Tree Length Spruce Studwood $61.61/ton US Funds=$138.65/cord US Funds=$174.70 CDN Funds
These prices are based on an exchange rate of $1.26 as of June 1st which means they may change slightly.
Spruce & Fir can NOT be mixed. Specs are available in our YSC Price list on the website or by calling either offce of the YSC.
J. D. Irving Grand Lake Timber is closed until Monday May 28th due to the damage from the flood water.
Thanks to all who came out to the YSC District Meetings in your local area. We appreciate your attendance and good discussions. Keep May 30th marked on your calandars for the YSC Annual Meeting to be held Wedneday, May 30th at the Fredericton Inn. Registration to start at 5:00 p.m. Cold plate supper provided if you are interested in this registration and meal please contact either office and let us know. Meeting to start at 6:30 pm
J. D. IRVING Grand Lake location is closed due to the flooding. We will advise everyone when things are back up and running.
District meeting for District 7 Harvey/Pokiok area will be held Thursday May 10th at the Harvey Lions club starting at 6:30 pm
District meeting for District 2 Nackawic/Millville area will be held on Tuesday May 8th at the Nackawic Lions Club starting at 6:30 p.m.
J D Irving has increased the price of Sawlogs by $2/mt and Studwood by $1/mt effective April 29th at JDI Gand Lake and JDI Sussex.
YSC District meeting for District #6 Canterbury/Meductic area will be held Tuesday May 1st at the St. Mark's United Church starting at 6:30 p.m.
YSC District Meeting for Districts#8  Fredericton/Keswick area will be held on Thursday May 3rd at the St. Anthony's Parish on Union Street in Fredericton starting at 6:30 p.m.
YSC will be starting on the 2nd YSC JDI Contract for increased pricing. This is a 3 month contract,if you are interested in getting in the JDI contract please contact Lori Johnson at the YSC St. Stephen Office 506 466 5914.
YSC's 4th District Meeting will be for District 9 South Sunbury/Hoyt area Monday April 23rd at the Hoyt Fall Fair Hall starting at 6:30 pm.
YSC's 5th District Meeting will be for District 5 North Sunbury area Tuesday April 24th at the Minto Senior Citizens Club, starting at 6:30 pm.
YSC's 2nd District meeting will be for District 4 the South Nashwaak/Durham area to be held on Monday April 16th at the Nashwaak Valley Rec Centre starting at 6:30 p.m.
YSC'a 3rd District meeting will be for District 1 the North York and Stanley area to be held on Tuesday April 17th at the Nashwaak Curling Club starting at 6:30 pm
YSC's 1st District meeting will be held for Districts 10 & 11 Charlotte County area on Tuesday April 10th, 2018 at 6:30 pm at the Oak Bay Memorial Hall.
YSC's JDI contract comes to a close this Friday April 15th anyone with any saw material ready
to go please contact Lori Johnson in St. Stephen 506 466 5914.
Marwood, Harvey location will be closed till further notice due to the condition of the road.
Both offices of YSC will be closed for the Easter Weekend Friday March 30th and Monday April 2nd. Most CDN mills are closed on Friday March 30th and reopen Monday April 2nd. with the exception of AV, they will remain open.
Timber Resource Group - Passadumkeag, Me are going back to the spring/summer scaling hours
Monday to Thursday 7 am till 5 pm CDN time effective April 2nd.
Garant - Woostock, NB rasies the prices on Hardwood Sawlogs buying Ash, Hard Maple, Soft Maple and Yellow Birch, prices are from $376/1000 to $552/1000 board feet.
JDI - Richmond Corner are purchasing Tree Length Studwood on a trial basis accepting 1000 mt and then they are done. The price is $56.72/mt all zones and a min length of 21' with a 4" min top
7" min butt and 18" maxi butt. NO ROT under 10".
W F Tompkins - effective midnight March 22nd, 2018 YSC will not be paying any scale slips delivered to Tompkins until further notice.
LP Carson Yard - 9' Poplar the price increases by $2/ton effective March 20/18 Price now is $39.12/ton US Funds = $97.80/cords US funds or $122.25/cord CDN Funds.
JDI Grand Lake - Chipman has extended weekend hours for this weekend March 17th & 18th. Open Friday Night 6:00 pm till Sat morning 5:00 am. Open Saturday night 6:00 pm till Sunday morning 5:00 am.
YSC Fredericton Office will be closed for the afternoon. Phones will still be answered if you would like to call in.
Fillion Wood Yard - Richmond corner - The price of 9' Poplar and Tree Length Poplar will increase effective March 5th probably until the roads reopen. 9' Poplar will be $61.01/mt= $138.49/cord and Tree Length Poplar will be $56.62/mt = $128.53/cord
NOTICE FROM JDI GRAND LAKE:
We will be open for deliveries at our Chipman Mill both Saturday and Sunday from 6:00 am to 6:00 pm if you wish to deliver on the weekend.
As always with weekend deliveries our Security personnel make periodic rounds that take about 30 minutes each. If you arrive and the Guard is not there they will be back shortly.
Call if any questions.
J. D. Irving, Limited
Louisiana Pacific in Houlton, Maine have increased the price of 9' Poplar to $51.83/ton after levy
effective March 1st. This is for wood delivered to Houlton the cord price would be $129.60 us funds or approx $161/cord cdn funds. This in comparsion to metric tone price is close to $71/mt after levy.the price of 9' Poplar delivered straight to arch 1st and is $on after levy =
Workshop Announcement - Science to Prevent Outbreaks: Spruce Budworm Early Intervention, March 13-14 at Hugh John Flemming Center. Click here for further details.
NOTICE FROM GNB: 2018 Spring Weight Restrictions
Spring weight restrictions for truck traffic will come into effect at midnight AST on Monday, February 26th, in southern New Brunswick and on Monday , March 5th , in northern New Brunswick.
Restrictions will continue until midnight on Sunday, May 13, in southern New Brunswick and midnight, Sunday, May 20, in northern New Brunswick. These dates are dependent upon weather conditions and are subject to change.