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Forestry news from the Irish Farmers Journal

All the latest forestry news from the Irish Farmers Journal. Keep up to date with all the forestry news developments in the sector.
The search is on for the best-managed forests throughout Ireland for the 2017 RDS-Forest Service Awards.
By Donal Magner on 29 June 2017
Certification is achievable in well-managed forests, but cost will be prohibitive unless organised through group schemes, writes Donal Magner.
By Donal Magner on 22 June 2017
Douglas fir, Scots pine and Norway spruce seen as alternatives to Sitka spruce but emphasis on growing the right trees in the right places for the right reasons.
By Donal Magner on 08 June 2017
Surge in forestry planted by non-farmers
The number and area of forests planted by investors who are not farmers nearly trebled last year, while afforestation by farmers continued to decline.
By Thomas Hubert on 06 June 2017
Forestry 'one of many factors' driving land prices – Creed
The role of forestry development in rising land prices came up in the Dáil last week.
By Thomas Hubert on 05 June 2017
New forestry regulations, including the licensing of felling, aerial fertilisation, afforestation and forest road construction, came into effect last Wednesday.
By Donal Magner on 01 June 2017
Minister Doyle says NUI Galway WoodProps project will maximise the value and end use of Irish timber as forests forecast to double production by 2035.
By Donal Magner on 01 June 2017
Gerry Murphy places strong emphasis on continuous training and education of foresters during his presidency, writes Donal Magner.
By Donal Magner on 18 May 2017
Irish, Scottish and English experts appraise the silvicultural and marketing potential of coniferous alternatives to Sitka spruce.
By Donal Magner on 11 May 2017
Options to combine farming and forestry at Timber 17
Minister of State Andrew Doyle has called on farmers to consider integrating forestry into their enterprise, and Teagasc has options to combine the two as the biennial forestry show opens in Co Laois.
By Thomas Hubert on 05 May 2017
Timber 17 is the fourth forestry and bio energy show organised by David Wilkinson and his team. The following is a shaphot of the biennial show, which has settled in Stradbally.
By Donal Magner on 27 April 2017
Fourth forestry show attracts exhibitors from a wide range of stakeholders
David Wilkinson promises a diverse show aimed at the forestry industry as well as the general public.
By Donal Magner on 27 April 2017
High quality seasoned hardwood timber split and suitable for stoves and open-fir...
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