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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.
Forest statistics provide a snapshot of the Irish forestry and forest products sector but data for 2017 not produced although available.
By Donal Magner on 15 March 2018
There are compelling economic, environmental and social arguments in favour of a more geographically balanced planting programme.
By Justin McCarthy on 08 March 2018
Forestry employment in Leitrim is five times higher than the national average.
By Donal Magner on 08 March 2018
Since the downturn in planting in Munster, foresters have called for a more evenly spread planting programme nationally which would be a better social, economic, environmental and political option.
By Donal Magner on 08 March 2018
Ongoing issues with partnerships signed between farmers and Coillte were back before the Oireachtas Agriculture Committee this Tuesday and politicians largely supported disgruntled farmers.
By Thomas Hubert on 27 February 2018
A year-end report for 2017 shows that afforestation has fallen by 15% but forest roading increased by 47%, while felling licence trends were marginally up.
By Donal Magner on 01 March 2018
Afforestation grants and premiums have seen an increase of up to 7% for main schemes. Donal Magner reports.
By Donal Magner on 22 February 2018
Talks are under way between the IFA and Coillte to resolve a dispute between some farmers and the company over forestry partnerships.
By Thomas Hubert on 16 February 2018
The Government has approved increases of up to 7% in supports for farmers and landowners who plant forestry on their land. We reveal the new payment rates.
By Thomas Hubert on 20 February 2018
The row between some farmers and Coillte over forestry contracts has now entered a negotiation phase with the IFA.
By Thomas Hubert on 15 February 2018
Grants and premiums are to go up in an effort to counter the slowdown in afforestation.
By Thomas Hubert on 15 February 2018
A field day in Millstreet will focus on forest fire prevention, and how to control fires when they do occur.
By Donal Magner on 15 February 2018
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