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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.
It has been proposed by a Department group that forestry should be a central pillar of Ireland’s national policy on the bioeconomy.
By Donal Magner on 23 November 2017
Forestry companies open new offices in Drumshanbo and Crossmolina as activities to cater for planting, harvesting and related operations .
By Donal Magner on 16 November 2017
No longer utilised for farming, forestry on unenclosed land will provide carbon sequestration benefits and a viable income for the farmers who decide to plant these areas.
By Justin McCarthy on 09 November 2017
Plant analysis is the preferred indicator on unenclosed land in assessing forest soil fertility and suitability, writes Donal Magner.
By Donal Magner on 09 November 2017
Many farmers will underestimate the work involved in developing and maintaining a plantation. Joining with other farmers to share knowledge may be the solution. William Conlon reports
By William Conlon on 26 October 2017
Felling plantations with ash dieback should be the last resort, as there are economic, environmental and research benefits in allowing mature crop to grow on, writes Donal Magner.
By Donal Magner on 26 October 2017
End uses for sweet chestnut timber include fencing, furniture and construction while the nuts are edible. Donal Magner reports.
By Donal Magner on 19 October 2017
With correct management and a sustainable seed source of viable material, sweet or Spanish chestnut may have potential as an alternative broadleaf species to ash.
By Donal Magner on 12 October 2017
There is strong emphasis this year on making the most of autumn planting after a poor spring.
By Donal Magner on 05 October 2017
Forests were planted under 12 different categories in the Afforestation Scheme throughout 2016.
By William Conlon on 28 September 2017
The 2017 / 2018 afforestation programme has been launched this week by Junior Minister Andrew Doyle.
By Donal Magner on 28 September 2017
Department provides update on appeals committee, staff recruitment and map digitisation delays, writes Donal Magner.
By Donal Magner on 21 September 2017
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