Noted forest products and timber markets observer and industry consultant Brooks Mendell, CEO of Forisk Consulting will open the 2019 Family Forest Business Conference with a keynote presentation rooted in his ongoing market research. Mendell will offer a thoughtful look at the market dynamics driving timber and forest products markets and what they mean for private forest landowners. Mendell will offer attendees his observations on the similarities and differences in the major timber markets in the United States. What do recent investments in the Southeast in acreage and conversion infrastructure mean for private forest landowners there? Mendell’s discussion promises to deliver to attendees a comprehensive analysis of the trends and marketplace dynamics that impact both the timber prices and land values so important to the financial well-being of their forest investments.