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06 Dec 2016
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05 Dec 2016
Senior instructor Callum Crawford reports on a visit to the APF exhibition by a group of sudents from Barony Campus SRUC. Some
of the students give their feedback
The latest Forestry Commission planting statistics suggest the UK Government will fail in its pledge to plant 11m trees in the lifetime of the 2015-2020 Parliament – and will not meet the target until 2027.
In December, Forest market report by John Clegg & Co and timber market report by Euroforest.
Jez Ralph reports from the EIPAgri workshop on NTFP supply chains.
Forest owners must focus more on customers’ needs, emphasise quality and embrace diversity to deliver economically successful woodlands. These were some of the central arguments made at Making Woodlands Pay, a conference organised by Confor and the Royal Forestry Society.
Colin Palmer's Pesticides Notebook in December 2016.
The European research project EFFORTE is pioneering new applications to improve forest operations, and the Forest Based Technology Platform encourages European collaboration on research and innovation.
The Wood Protection Association suggests that Climate Change is Driving Growth in Wood Protection Technology, and offers practical advice on buying preservative-treated wood.
Sean Lenihan offers an update on Irish forestry.