Trees

Defra and FC open £5.8m tree-health laboratory

Defra and FC open £5.8m tree-health laboratory

A state-of-the art laboratory that will conduct research into tree pests and diseases has been officially opened today (Friday, May...

May 13, 2022

New measures announced to combat spreading tree disease

New measures announced to combat spreading tree disease

The Forestry Commission has today (Thursday, April 14) introduced new measures to combat the spread of the tree disease Phytophthora...

April 14, 2022

Farmers advised not to carry out emergency tree work themselves

Farmers advised not to carry out emergency tree work themselves

In the aftermath of three back-to-back storms, the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is reminding farmers and others to avoid...

February 22, 2022

Agriculture, logging, and livestock farming top threats to world’s trees – report

Agriculture, logging, and livestock farming top threats to world’s trees – report

Agriculture, logging and livestock farming are the top threats to the world’s trees, but climate change and extreme weather are...

September 1, 2021

Webinars to cover all aspects of tree planting

Webinars to cover all aspects of tree planting

Following the cancellation of summer and autumn shows such as APF, Farm Business Innovation, The Royal Welsh Show and CEREALS...

October 31, 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

Tree planting could soak up Tyrone floodwater

Tree planting could soak up Tyrone floodwater

A tree planting programme in Co. Tyrone could offer a long-term solution for rural flooding, according to a research report...

March 20, 2018

How trees are solving farm problems in the Glens of Antrim

How trees are solving farm problems in the Glens of Antrim

A five-year tree planting programme in the Glens of Antrim is aiming to build a more resilient landscape. More than...

February 21, 2018