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Forestry
Continuous cover forestry provides permanency
Donal Magner
Co Wicklow forest reaps the economic and ecological benefits of CCF. Donal Magner reports.
30 March 2022 News
Forestry owner discussion group scheme reopened
Forestry owners can draw down a total of €490 for attending seven meetings under the scheme.
23 March 2022 Forestry
Selling timber: as the sawmiller sees it
All of the eight major sawmills in Ireland are Irish-owned family enterprises rooted in their locales, writes Traolach Layton, forestry manager, GP Wood.
Opportunities to develop renewable wood energy during the current oil crisis
Ireland has sufficient wood biomass to displace 205m litres of oil annually rising to 410m while providing small businesses with annual energy saving of €53,347.
15 March 2022 Forestry
Farmers fear data will be used against them - Teagasc
The significant cohort of farmers that cannot reply to a text message needs to be supported, says a Teagasc researcher.
11 March 2022 News
Changes to native woodland schemes
Circular amends planting mixtures of indigenous tree species for the current planting. Donal Magner reports.
9 March 2022 Forestry
Frost scheme for damaged forests should include those planted since 2015 – IFA
A new scheme has been made available to forest owners whose plantations were affected by major frost events which damaged young trees.
24 January 2022 News