I would like to get some wood from local dealers but no one really knows what kinda wood they are cutting down and offering. I know to steer away from pines but how do I find out what kinda woods are common for my area and of those woods are good for smoking?
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MO should have some of the common smoking woods locally... Oak, Hickory, Cherry...
I would suggest following craigslist. Sometimes you can get lucky and someone will post offering a specific type of firewood. I found one person in Cincinnati area selling cherry wood, and another selling red oak. Bought a good bit from both and now have a good supply.