Forestry

Forestry and timber markets face new challenges over the coming years – report

Forestry and timber markets face new challenges over the coming years – report

Global supply chains face unprecedented levels of uncertainty from the fallout of the coronavirus pandemic. This is according to a...

May 16, 2020

UK forestry investment market worth £121 million during 2019 – Savills report

UK forestry investment market worth £121 million during 2019 – Savills report

The value of the UK forestry investment market was just over £121 million during the 2019 forest year (October 1,...

May 16, 2020

Shropshire farmers plant 4,000 trees in anticipation of ELMS changes

Shropshire farmers plant 4,000 trees in anticipation of ELMS changes

Farmers in Shropshire have planted nearly 4,000 native trees after Severn Trent gave out tree-packs at two local events, to...

April 4, 2020

1,000 saplings planted as part of new DAERA programme

1,000 saplings planted as part of new DAERA programme

DAERA’s largest ever public tree planting event took place on Monday, March 9, as around 400 school pupils planted 1,000...

March 15, 2020

CAFRE set to host orchard management event at Loughry campus

CAFRE set to host orchard management event at Loughry campus

An orchard management event in Northern Ireland is set to focus on soil fertility, disease management, caring for younger trees...

March 8, 2020

Community orchard awarded £15,000 grant from Postcode Community Trust

Community orchard awarded £15,000 grant from Postcode Community Trust

The Countryside Restoration Trust (CRT) has been awarded a £15,000 grant by the Postcode Community Trust; a grant giving charity,...

February 29, 2020

Woodland Trust helps tree restoration on farmland near Kilkeel

Woodland Trust helps tree restoration on farmland near Kilkeel

30 tree cages are being installed in Kilkeel as part of a woodland restoration project in the area. Michael Topping...

February 22, 2020

‘Biodiversity and food production must be considered in climate change land use discussion’ – SLE

‘Biodiversity and food production must be considered in climate change land use discussion’ – SLE

The implications of a new climate change report for Scottish land use needs to be fully considered alongside our food...

January 27, 2020

Significant timber forest with energy developing potential for sale on 5,342ac

Significant timber forest with energy developing potential for sale on 5,342ac

Llanbrynmair Forest, one of the largest privately-owned commercial forests in Wales, has been brought to the market by Savills. The 5,342ac...

October 6, 2019

Harvard research suggests afforestation could slow climate change clock

Harvard research suggests afforestation could slow climate change clock

New research from Harvard University in the US demonstrates that the UK would be able to sustain itself and help...

April 14, 2019

ADAS points to the potential of agroforestry in the UK

ADAS points to the potential of agroforestry in the UK

According to Agricultural solutions provider ADAS, agroforestry could be one opportunity to help maximise the economic output of land. This...

April 13, 2019

Seeing the wood for the trees: Komatsu ‘top brass’ land in Ireland

Seeing the wood for the trees: Komatsu ‘top brass’ land in Ireland

A delegation from Komatsu Forest recently visited the Rathcoole-based headquarters of McHale Plant Sales in Greenogue Industrial Estate, in the...

November 29, 2017

New Komatsu timber harvester set to ‘fell’ all in its path

New Komatsu timber harvester set to ‘fell’ all in its path

McHale Plant Sales, the Irish distributor of Komatsu equipment, has launched the Komatsu 931 harvester at this year’s National Ploughing Championships....

September 22, 2017

McHale Plant Sales gets Komatsu’s forestry franchise

McHale Plant Sales gets Komatsu’s forestry franchise

McHale Plant Sales – already the Irish distributor for Komatsu’s construction machinery – has further expanded its activities through its...

September 20, 2017

Pics: Laois brothers cut their teeth in forestry business with monstrous machines

Pics: Laois brothers cut their teeth in forestry business with monstrous machines

G&G Timber Harvesting is a relatively new venture; it’s based in Camross Co. Laois and is owned and operated by...

August 18, 2017

Top livestock and forestry producers in the country revealed at RDS Awards

Top livestock and forestry producers in the country revealed at RDS Awards

The top livestock and forestry producers in the country were revealed as part of the 2017 RDS Agriculture Awards. More than...

March 3, 2017