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Private forestry consultants claim Teagasc advisory services 'unlawful'
Noel Bardon
The organisation, structure and funding of forestry advisory services within the State is in breach of EU competition law, according to the Association of Irish Forestry Consultants.
10 August 2022 Forestry
New forestry programme must learn from its predecessor
The next plan needs to be innovative and carbon-driven, but not a carbon copy of the under-performing old programme.
3 August 2022 Forestry
New forestry plan laudable but lacks detail
Forestry Programme (2023-2027) needs to be aligned to CAP, simplified to attract farmers and quantified in relation to support measures and carbon trading.
Compensation package required for forestry appeals
The IFA said major changes to the state’s forestry programme will be required to convince farmers to plant ground.
31 July 2022 Forestry
The state of Ireland's forestry and forest products sector
An increasing forest estate is matched by timber production, but there is a need for timber price information and clarification on actual log production.
27 July 2022 Forestry
Fee of €200 curtails forestry appeals in 2021
The committee determined a total of 662 appeals in 2021. However, the total number of appeals submitted fell.
20 July 2022 Forestry
Pine weevil integrated pest management
Options for non-chemical control of insect pest being explored by Teagasc, writes Donal Magner.
13 July 2022 Forestry
Letter: missed opportunity to point out positives on forestry
"Minister Ryan’s interview in the Irish Farmers Journal" - Teige Ryan, chair, Social Economic Environmental Forestry Association (SEEFA).
13 July 2022 Letters
Forestry regulatory review published
Focus “on practical and implementable options” for forestry based on comparisons with European countries and “constraints imposed under EU law as interpreted by the courts”.
6 July 2022 Forestry
Forestry grant for ecology and archaeology reports
Foresters have been told the payment is an interim measure and grant aid will be weighted.
6 July 2022 Forestry
Forestry group tells Government of need for 20,000ha afforestation programme
Report claims a viable afforestation programme “would have mitigated the emissions from dairy expansion since 2010.” Donal Magner reports
29 June 2022 Forestry
Forest sector calls on Government to increase incentives for tree planting
“There is conclusive evidence to demonstrate that the current incentives for forestry are not sufficient,” Foresty Industries Ireland has said.
24 June 2022 Forestry