New planting priorities cause supply headaches for nurseries
Declan O'Brien
While forestry companies have discounted suggestions of a serious shortage of young trees for planting in 2023, there are concerns within the industry, write Declan O'Brien and Lorcan Roche Kelly.
23 November 2022 News
Farmers to be paid over €1,000 to plant trees
The Government's new forestry programme aims to boost forestry growth in Ireland.
23 November 2022 News
Inflation and mild weather sees Origin Enterprises revenues soar
Very strong performance in Ireland and the UK helped drive results.
Market Digest: stories from around the world
Updates from Argentina, United Kingdom, USA, and Australia.
23 November 2022 World
Grain Trends: futures up but physicals down
There is an ongoing tug of war between the supply and demand sides of the market
23 November 2022 Markets
Wicklow SUAS: farmers at the ‘heart’ of habitat improvements
The Wicklow Uplands SUAS EIP concluded this week with farmers and ecologists reflecting on the progress made over the scheme’s five years.
23 November 2022 News
Tirlán suppliers to plant over 450,000 trees by 2025
The new tree and hedge planting target comes off the back of the original target of 100,000, which Tirlán says were planted 12 months ahead of schedule.
23 November 2022 News
Warning over paying forestry premiums to hedge funds
The private forester body said the payment of premiums to institutional investors would be “nothing short of a national scandal”.
16 November 2022 News
Licensing timelines and carbon ownership the challenges in forestry
Over 50 farmers and landowners attended a Woodland Creation Open Day near Sligo on Tuesday to hear about a new forestry demonstration project.
15 November 2022 Forestry
Tillage Podcast: will there be an opportunity to plant?
On this week’s podcast, Andy Doyle and Siobhán Walsh discuss weather, opportunities for fieldwork, targeting 15t/ha on winter wheat and the From the Tramlines summary.
10 November 2022 News
SIMA 2022: Horsch introduces front tank for Leeb sprayers
Horsch introduced a new 1,200l and 1,800l front tank option in both Basic and Pro specifications for Leeb sprayers.
9 November 2022 News
Most land is wet but it can soak again
Rainfall amounts have been very variable but land continues to benefit from the dry ground conditions when machines were working on stubbles last harvest.
9 November 2022 Husbandry