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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.
Donal Magner explores the market, biodiverse, economic and site adaptability aspects of Scots pine.
By Donal Magner on 07 September 2017
Formal year-long and short-term forestry training courses are available in Ballyhaise College and Coillte for those interested in forestry as a career. Donal Magner reports.
By Donal Magner on 02 September 2017
Job opportunities, especially in construction, are proving more attractive and remunerative than forestry work .
By Donal Magner on 24 August 2017
The area planted under forestry is forecast to grow, but a challenge remains in establishing value chains for all products including energy biomass, writes Teagasc forestry specialist Michael Somers.
By Contributor on 17 August 2017
Donal Magner asks if afforestation programmes in Cork, Kerry, Limerick and Tipperary could collapse like Donegal.
By Donal Magner on 17 August 2017
Afforestation may be 1,000ha below the Department’s 7,140ha target unless there is a concerted planting drive in late autumn and winter. Donal Magner reports.
By Donal Magner on 03 August 2017
Setting and implementing planting targets, promotion and land availability were some of issues addressed.
By Donal Magner on 03 August 2017
Donal Magner outlines the false economics of premature clearfelling and selling your final crop too soon.
By Donal Magner on 27 July 2017
Wood is a variable and versatile material, but it requires an innovative approach, often lacking in Ireland especially when it comes to construction in engineered wood such as CLT.
By Donal Magner on 13 July 2017
The challenge of achieving profitable forests while planting 30% broadleaves.
By Donal Magner on 06 July 2017
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
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