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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.
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
Ash dieback continues to spread but new native broadleaf afforestation and restoration programmes are encouraging.
By Donal Magner on 14 September 2017
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
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