Conference to address benefits of non-wood forestry
Donal Magner
National conference to debate the benefits and costs of non-wood forestry including carbon, biodiversity, recreation, water services and health.
28 September 2022 Forestry
Forestry allocation increased to €112m in budget
"We are currently finalising a new forest strategy and a new forestry programme for Ireland," Minister Hackett said.
26 September 2022 News
New beef scheme and energy supports for farmers in Budget 2023
Further detail has also emerged in relation to the energy support scheme announced by Tánaiste Leo Varadkar last week.
Forestry development agency is a step towards a viable afforestation programme
Donal Magner looks at the role of forestry in climate change mitigation.
21 September 2022 Forestry
Need for a forestry development agency
Forestry report a wakeup call for forestry and agriculture in Ireland.
21 September 2022 Viewpoints
Widespread support for a forestry development agency
Nurseries, foresters, farmers, contractors, sawmills, universities and forestry organisations support the establishment of a Forestry Development Agency. Donal Magner and Michael Guilfoyle report.
21 September 2022 Forestry
Assessing forestry and the public mood
Two surveys show that a clear majority of people believe forestry in Ireland is beneficial to community, landscape, recreation, biodiversity and carbon storage, writes Donal Magner.
21 September 2022 Forestry
Watch: first people in the gates at Ploughing 2022
We talk to some of the first people in the gates at this year's National Ploughing Championships in Ratheniska, Co Laois.
20 September 2022 News
McHale Plant Sales to show the latest from Merlo and Komatsu
At this year’s National Ploughing Championships, McHale Plant Sales will exhibit a range of the latest machines from its Merlo and Komatsu brands.
18 September 2022 News
Forestry report highlights need to 'accelerate tree planting' in Ireland
Unless, there is a significant and sustained increase in the rate of planting, the Government’s commitment to carbon net zero will not be met – Jim Mackinnon
14 September 2022 Forestry
New vision for Irish forestry to 2050 launched
Minister of State Pippa Hackett has launched a vision for Ireland’s trees, woods and forests until 2050.
12 September 2022 Forestry
The advantages of extending crop rotations
Extending forest rotations increase long-term yield, revenue and climate change benefits on wind-firm sites.
7 September 2022 Forestry