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20 June 2012 | Forestry,News

Ahead of this year's Royal Highland Show, Rural Affairs Secretary Richard Lochhead today welcomed Scotland's newest farmers into the industry. Mr L...

Scotland's newest farmers awarded Forestry Commission Scotland starter farms

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18 June 2012 | Other Livestock,Forestry,News

Forestry Commission England has released documents online inviting people to apply by tender for Deer Control Licences on the Public Forest Estate. It...

Forestry Commission England tender for Deer Control Licences

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15 June 2012 | News

Pellet exports from North America to Europe reached a new record high in the 4Q/11. Shipments have increased practically every quarter for four years,...

Global Timber and Wood Market Report - 15th June 2012

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12 June 2012 | Forestry,Market Reports,News

Global trade of lumber up 25 percent the past two years, with signs of better times ahead for the lumber industry, reports the Wood Resource Quarterly...

Global Timber Market Update - 12th June 2012

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8 June 2012 | Forestry,News

China log and lumber imports down in 1Q/12, with Russia and New Zealand suppliers hit the hardest, while North America gained market share, reports th...

Global timber and wood products market update

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7 June 2012 | Forestry,News

Scotland's timber industry is going from strength to strength as this year's timber harvesting is the highest ever recorded. The most recent figure...

Scottish timber industry enjoying boom time

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12 April 2012 | Forestry,News

Britain’s forests contain an estimated 336 million cubic metres of coniferous timber, according to a report just published by the Forestry Commi...

Report reveals how much timber there is in Britain’s forests

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29 March 2012 | Forestry,News,Renewable Energy,Shows and Events

Forest Research, a part of the Forestry Commission in the UK, is taking part in international research to identify alternative tree species that could...

Research to discover forest trees for future climate

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28 March 2012 | Feed and Forage,Forestry,Grassland,News,Property News

The CLA and the Campaign to Protect Rural England have said that the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) is a boost for planning in rural areas ...

Planning reform broadly welcomed by farming bodies

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Responding to today’s Budget statement the Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) condemned the Chancellor’s rhetoric on planning as mis...

CPRE attacks Chancellor’s planning as ’misguided’

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Efforts to boost British forests’ contribution to tackling climate change reached a key milestone this week. The amount of carbon dioxide predic...

Woodland carbon code is a million-tonne winner

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New report warns drought could spread to more areas of the country if dry weather continues Water companies and farmers, as well as businesses and...

Act now in response to drought, warns Environment Agency

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DEFRA have announced the new Rural Economy Grant (REG) which provides funding to enable significant "game changing" transformational performance in fa...

DEFRA announces new rural economy grant

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5 March 2012 | Forestry,News,Property News

Land owners and managers across the Northern Isles are urged to take advantage of a new Scottish Government grant that aims to boost efforts to expand...

New woodland creation options in Nothern Isles

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27 February 2012 | Forestry,Grassland,News

The CLA has welcomed the 12 Nature Improvement Areas (NIAs) announced today by Defra, while stressing the plans to create new havens for wildlife and ...

Nature Improvement Areas must not stifle development

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27 February 2012 | Forestry,News

New entrants to farming appear eager to take up Forestry Commission Scotland’s opportunity to lease part-time ’starter farm’ units o...

High Demand for forestry commission starter farms

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The Prince’s Countryside Fund awards ’422,000 to 15 new rural projects Initiatives to save village shops and support the UK’s next ...

Projects to safeguard UK countryside receive new funding

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22 February 2012 | Forestry,News

The UK’s largest shooting organisation, the British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC), has teamed up with the Environment Agency ...

Organisations help preserve ancient Welsh woodland

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12 February 2012 | Forestry,News,Renewable Energy

With its proven track record, international conservation organisation, the Rainforest Alliance was chosen by the Sustainable Spices Initiative (SSI) t...

Rainforest Alliance spices up sustainability with new standard

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30 January 2012 | Forestry,News

New entrants to farming are being offered the chance to lease part-time ’starter farm’ units on the National Forest Estate as part of a ne...

Forestry boost for new entrants to farming

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The Minister of State for Agriculture and Food, Jim Paice, will meet with the NFU’s Next Generation Policy Forum today to support the crucial ro...

Next generation meets with Paice to discuss future

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10 January 2012 | Forestry,News

A new grant to help promote the creation of productive woodlands is set to be piloted throughout 2012. The new Forest Planning grant – focusing on...

New planning grant for creating productive woodlands

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2 December 2011 | Forestry,News

A destructive plant disease first identified in the UK only last year has been confirmed in Lawson cypress trees at Blubberhouses, near Otley in North...

Yorkshire trees hit by new disease

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28 October 2011 | Rural Life,Forestry,News

The CLA has urged the Government to accept the recommendations made in the Forestry Regulation Task Force report published today (27 October) and ensu...

CLA urges Government to back forestry regulation review

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27 September 2011 | Forestry,News

The latest statistics report on woodfuel usage in Scotland shows that the popularity of woodfuel looks set to continue to increase aver the next few y...

Latest woodfuel statistics show demand on increase

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