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ECM selected as a representative to raise standards in agriculture alongside the Prime Minister

The Parliamentary Review, which has several versions based on key policy areas, has the involvement of the Prime Minister, leading Cabinet ministers i...


UK farmer confidence falling, according to new survey

Falling farmgate prices and market price volatility have contributed to a drop in farmer confidence, a new survey by the NFU has revealed. After th...


6 November 2014 | Forestry,News
Woodland Trust response to Liz Truss National Pollinator Strategy

The Woodland Trust has welcomed the new National Pollinator Strategy (NPS), launched yesterday by the Secretary of State for Environment and Rural Aff...


26 September 2014 | Forestry,News,Poultry
Egg producers promote a million reasons to choose free range!

The British Free Range Egg Producers Association (BFREPA) have launched public-facing campaign to publicise the many benefits of free range eggs with ...


18 September 2014 | Cattle,Forestry,News,Sheep
Planting trees improves lamb and cow health

Farmers discovered ways of improving the health and wellbeing of livestock at a recent event aimed at highlighting how trees can increase a farm’s pro...


17 July 2014 | Forestry,News
Ancient woodland threat now hits Ambridge

It may be fictional but the latest storyline in the BBC’s longest running soap opera, The Archers, highlights the very real and growing threat to anci...


17 June 2014 | Forestry,News
Better regulation needed for wood treatment

Better regulation is needed to protect farmers from the risk of rotting fence posts, following a spate of timber failures, according to a Cornish timb...


24 April 2014 | Forestry,Market Reports,News
Wood pellet exports from North America to Europe have doubled in two years

With no slowdown in sight, North American wood pellet exporting companies keep building new facilities to manufacture pellets for the European market....


Global sawlog prices rose in the 4Q/13

Higher demand for lumber and increased global trade of logs pushed sawlog prices upward in many markets during 2013, according to the Wood Resource Qu...


Increases in Russian lumber exports have not compensated for decline in log exports

Increases in Russian lumber exports have not compensated for the decline in log exports that came as the result of the implementation of higher log ex...


13 March 2014 | Forestry,News
Defra urged to back agroforestry

In a letter to Owen Paterson MP, the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, the Organic Research Centre joins with 22 other organ...


28 February 2014 | Forestry,News
Safety experts call for tree safety following severe weather

Safety experts are urging East Anglian landowners and local authorities to exercise caution when working with trees. Following the worst winter sto...


26 February 2014 | Forestry,Market Reports,News
China imported lumber for record nine billion dollars in 2013

China imported logs and lumber for a record nine billion dollars in 2013, with North America, Russia and New Zealand being the major suppliers, report...


14 February 2014 | Forestry,News
New Forest trees count the cost of months of storms

Exceptionally wet and windy weather has seen New Forest tree experts inundated with enquiries about damaged and fallen trees. The New Forest Nation...


28 January 2014 | Forestry,News
Sussex fungicides may help fight ash dieback

A new fungicide treatment developed at the University of Sussex is emerging as a weapon in the fight to inhibit growth of Chalara fraxinea, which caus...



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28 January 2014 | Forestry
Sussex fungicides may help fight ash die...

Sussex fungicides may help fight ash die...

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2 September 2013 | Forestry
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Woodlands a valuable resource for farmer...

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20 August 2013 | Forestry
Ash tagging project to unlock secret of ...

Ash tagging project to unlock secret of ...

A new project to help scientists identify species of ash tree that are resi...


30 July 2013 | Forestry
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Public asked to watch for beetle threat ...

Tree health authorities are appealing to the public to be on the alert duri...


31 January 2013 | Forestry
New body to run UK's public forests

New body to run UK's public forests

Environment Secretary Owen Paterson has announced an independent body to ov...


2 November 2012 | Forestry
CLA urges public to look for dieback in ...

CLA urges public to look for dieback in ...

The CLA has urged the public to look for cases of ash dieback and is workin...


1 November 2012 | Forestry
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Shortage of plant disease experts threat...

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15 August 2012 | Forestry
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Widespread local extinctions in tropical...

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