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Dieback-related disease ravages Cork larch plantation
Declan O'Brien
Phytophtora ramorum is a fungus-like pathogen that attacks Japanese larch and is related to the organisms that cause ash dieback and potato blight.
6 July 2022 Viewpoints
Home Farm: rapid grass recovery
We hadn’t intended to take a big second cut but grass recovery has been so rapid, with a combination of rain and reasonable heat, that we have closed up some extra ground.
15 June 2022 Forestry
Native Oaks vulnerable to non-native moth
Irish trees are battling Dutch elm disease, ash dieback and horse chestnut bleeding canker, but Niamh Kelly warns readers to also be vigilant for the oak processionary moth species.
Mixed results in Department forestry dashboard
Afforestation continues to stagnate, while felling licences maintain an upward trend, according to recent data.
15 June 2022 Forestry
Ash dieback approval rate 'beyond frustrating'
The Irish Forestry Owners group claimed ash plantation growers have been left in limbo by the Department.
1 June 2022 News
Forestry group explores legal action over ash dieback
The disease is now prevalent throughout the country and is likely to cause the death of the vast majority of Irish ash trees over the next two decades.
13 April 2022 News