1. Can’t make it to the GIE+EXPO 2017?
    LawnSite brings the trade show floor to your fingertips with our new GIE+EXPO 2017 Sneak Peek video series debuting now in the Lawn Mowing forum.

    Dismiss Notice

Looking into selling pine straw(delivered)

Discussion in 'Landscape Maintenance' started by alamo707, Mar 9, 2011.

  1. alamo707

    alamo707 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 8

    Hi I'm new to the forum

    I have 12/ac of slash pine that have been fertilized and maintained. These trees produce a beautiful straw that has a nice color and a great shine. I have someone that can bail the straw and I can deliver. My question is how much would I expect to get per bail delivered? I would have 1,000-2,000 bails available. Any thoughts would be appreciated. Located in Middle GA
  2. alamo707

    alamo707 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 8

  3. john_incircuit

    john_incircuit LawnSite Senior Member
    from NC
    Messages: 309

    We pay $3.50 per bale at the wholeseller
  4. alamo707

    alamo707 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 8

    I would be happy with that for sure.
  5. AuburnHort2005

    AuburnHort2005 LawnSite Member
    from Georgia
    Messages: 147

    Do you have any long leaf? I haven't used slash or loblolly in years. What part of Middle GA are you in?
  6. alamo707

    alamo707 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 8

    I only have slash. Mostly what we have here is slash. Its the best looking slash you will find. I am located outside Alamo GA (30411). I dont see them raking loblolly much here. Thanks for the reply.
  7. Oakley

    Oakley LawnSite Member
    Messages: 8

    I pay $2.75/bail for slash delivered in Warner Robins, GA.
  8. alamo707

    alamo707 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 8

    I appreciate the info oakley. Maybe I will be able to find a contact and provide them with straw soon.
    Posted via Mobile Device
  9. johnsonslawnmanagement

    johnsonslawnmanagement LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 908

    What equipment are you bailing with? I'm looking for a hand baler or a small mechanical bailer. Just curious , as I am starting a pinestraw business here in north ms.
    Posted via Mobile Device
  10. russell s sharpe

    russell s sharpe LawnSite Member
    Messages: 2

    I am looking for a pine straw baler box(manual)where can I buy or find plans to build one,thanks Russell

Share This Page