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The forestry industry has become the sixth industry group to join the Government Industry Agreement (GIA) biosecurity partnership.
A little over a year since its implementation, the Harvested Wood Material levy, better known as the 'forestry levy', is "going really well," says the outgoing president of the New Zealand Farm Forestry Association.
WHEN DISCUSSING farm forestry I’ve often heard farmers comment “there’s no money in trees” and recount a story of a woodlot harvested that barely showed a profit and wasn’t worth the hassle.
THE FREE Trade Agreement negotiated with Korea will cut $65 million in tariffs in its first year alone.
TWO LYTTON High School students are eyeing a brighter future as they work towards achieving their primary industries VP awards.
FOREST OWNERS say the government's decision to reinstate the Afforestation Grant Scheme will be welcomed by farmers and regional councils fighting soil erosion in steep hill country.
MEAT, FORESTRY and dairy all contributed to seasonally adjusted export volumes falling 5.3% in the June quarter, while import volumes rose 3.6%, Statistics New Zealand says.
THE VALUE of New Zealand's forestry-product exports has more than doubled in the last 20 years, Statistics New Zealand says.
An innovation programme that will pave the way for generating more value from forestry waste by converting it to liquid biofuels is to receive government funding through the Primary Growth Partnership (PGP).