Forestry

‘Farmers must be paid on all land set aside or planting rates will continue to fall’

‘Farmers must be paid on all land set aside or planting rates will continue to fall’

There is mounting concern that the rate of farmer (forestry) planting will continue to fall, if farmers are not paid...

April 14, 2017

Farmers warned to be ‘extra vigilant’ as risk of forest fires increases

Farmers warned to be ‘extra vigilant’ as risk of forest fires increases

Farmers have been warned by the IFA to be ‘extra vigilant’ after the Forest Service issued a high fire risk...

April 11, 2017

New forestry skills and development programme unveiled

New forestry skills and development programme unveiled

A new Continuous Professional Development (CPD) programme for foresters has been unveiled by the Minister of State for Food, Forestry and Horticulture,...

April 7, 2017

600 landowners benefited from one-to-one consultations with forestry advisors

600 landowners benefited from one-to-one consultations with forestry advisors

Approximately 600 landowners benefited from one-to-one consultations with a forestry advisor, according to Teagasc. These one-to-one meetings took place, as...

April 3, 2017

Deadline looming for applications to pilot forestry Knowledge Transfer scheme

Deadline looming for applications to pilot forestry Knowledge Transfer scheme

The deadline for applications to a pilot forestry Knowledge Transfer Group scheme in counties Limerick and Tipperary is set to...

March 13, 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

300 forest owners to take part in pilot Knowledge Transfer Group

300 forest owners to take part in pilot Knowledge Transfer Group

Up to 300 forest owners are set to take part in a pilot forestry Knowledge Transfer Group (KTG) scheme, which...

March 2, 2017

Community in the west develops woodland for recreational use

Community in the west develops woodland for recreational use

A community in the west of Ireland has developed woodland for the public’s recreational use, with the help of national...

February 26, 2017

‘Afforestation is in direct competition with the interest of young farmers’

‘Afforestation is in direct competition with the interest of young farmers’

Afforestation is in direct competition with the interests of young farmers in certain parts of the country, Macra na Feirme Agri-Affairs Vice...

February 23, 2017

Over 7,000ha of forestry to be planted under Afforestation Programme this year

Over 7,000ha of forestry to be planted under Afforestation Programme this year

Some 7,140ha of forestry is to be planted in Ireland this year under the Afforestation Programme, according to the Minister...

February 11, 2017

Forestry sector prioritised as Teagasc extends relationship with GMIT

Forestry sector prioritised as Teagasc extends relationship with GMIT

A new strategic partnership between Teagasc and the Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology is set to focus on issues relating to...

February 9, 2017

‘Irish forestry sector to double in size over the next 10 years’

‘Irish forestry sector to double in size over the next 10 years’

The Irish forestry sector is expected to double in size over the next 10 years, according to the CEO of...

February 5, 2017

Backing given for €200m investment in the Irish forestry sector

Backing given for €200m investment in the Irish forestry sector

A new initiative has just been launched to provide €200m of investments to the Irish forestry sector. This is the...

February 3, 2017