Thursday, 05 November 2015 13:12

Forestry joins biosecurity club

The forestry industry has become the sixth industry group to join the Government Industry Agreement (GIA) biosecurity partnership.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 21 April 2015 14:55

Farmers have a stake in forestry industry

Farmers with woodlots have a vested interest in a successful forestry sector. 

Published in Management
Wednesday, 08 April 2015 08:49

Forestry levy cuts it

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.

Published in General News
Sunday, 21 December 2014 00:00

Is there money in trees?

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.

Published in Management
Monday, 17 November 2014 11:00

FTA will cut $65m in tariffs in first year

THE FREE Trade Agreement negotiated with Korea will cut $65 million in tariffs in its first year alone.

Published in General News
Monday, 10 November 2014 14:05

From hard slog to bright future

TWO LYTTON High School students are eyeing a brighter future as they work towards achieving their primary industries VP awards.

Published in General News
Monday, 01 September 2014 14:39

Forest grant scheme will help control erosion

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.

Published in General News
Monday, 01 September 2014 14:30

Exports fall, imports rise

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.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 14 January 2014 09:36

Logs to China drive growth

THE VALUE of New Zealand's forestry-product exports has more than doubled in the last 20 years, Statistics New Zealand says.

Published in General News
Thursday, 25 July 2013 15:07

Boost for ‘stump to pump’

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).

Published in General News
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