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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.
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
Users of chainsaws have now more choice than ever when it comes to buying a chainsaw. Care needs to be taken to weigh up which model is best suited
By James Maloney on 20 October 2016
For many users large, heavy to use chainsaws are cumbersome and awkward for the routine maintenance jobs around the home. The age of battery power is here. It may make the perfect gift for Christmas.
By James Maloney on 20 October 2016
The latest generation of battery-powered chainsaws – the Husqvarna 536 LiXP and the STIHL MSA 200C – are put to the test. James Maloney reports
By James Maloney on 20 October 2016
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