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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.
Department committed to paying premiums on 15% unplanted areas in environmentally sensitive sites and "landowners may exclude part of the unplantable area" where the 15% threshold is exceeded.
By Donal Magner on 02 February 2017
Drainage is an essential component of forest establishment and plays a key role in forest yield and stability, writes Donal Magner.
By Donal Magner on 19 January 2017
Ash and Japanese larch are no longer planted in Ireland due to disease infection, while Dothistroma needle blight threatens Corsican and Scots pine. Donal Magner reports.
By Donal Magner on 12 January 2017
Irish foresters recently visited Norway spruce thinning research plots in Austria, established in 1969 with 14 other European countries including Ireland.
By Donal Magner on 05 January 2017
Clean water, clean energy and a vibrant timber industry are hallmarks of the Austrian forestry and forest products sector.
By Donal Magner on 29 December 2016
Log prices down by between 16% and 32%, but production up in Coillte and private timber supply.
By Donal Magner on 15 December 2016
It is essential that current measures, which exclude over 150,000ha of productive land, solely on the basis of acid sensitive designation, be revised says chair of forestry consultants group.
By Donal Magner on 08 December 2016
Junior Minister for Agriculture, Andrew Doyle, has called on the public to support Irish Christmas tree growers, an industry worth €21m to the Irish economy.
By Odile Evans on 05 December 2016
Seventeen shortlisted projects by Irish designers highlight wood as a versatile medium. Donal Magner reports
By Donal Magner on 24 November 2016
A new forest harvesting training initiative has been launched in Ballyhaise College, Co Cavan.
By Donal Magner on 17 November 2016
Forestry and forest products sector face up to wood mobility issues as timber production is forecast to double over the next two decades.
By Donal Magner on 10 November 2016
New production forecasts estimate that log production will increase to eight million cubic metres in two decades, with virtually all the increase in volume coming from private forests.
By Donal Magner on 27 October 2016
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Delta sawbench (UK built) with sliding table ...
Plants For Sale: Douglas Fir, Monterey Pine, Scots Pine, Sitka Spruce, Alder, Ev...

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