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Christmas trees news and market info

Christmas trees  news and market info

1.Christmas tree production subject to international control The demand for social responsibility and environmental consideration is an increasing requirement among consumers throughout most of the world. Using words like sustainability and fair trade is no longer credible or sufficient. And consumers demand documentation in order to feel certain that the entire production chain is responsible […]

Ramorum Disease found in Japanese Larch trees in Scotland for first time

Ramorum Disease found in Japanese Larch trees in Scotland for first time

Tree felling is under way to tackle an extremely damaging plant disease that has been found in trees in Scotland for the first time. Ramorum disease, caused by the pathogen Phytophthora ramorum (P. ramorum), has been confirmed in Japanese larch trees in a forestry plantation on the Craignish Peninsula in Argyll. About 1.25 hectares (3.1 […]

Help for owners and managers of native broadleaved woodland

Help for owners and managers of native broadleaved woodland

A handbook designed to help the owners and managers of native broadleaved woodland get the most from their trees has been published by the Forestry Commission. Enititled ‘Managing Native Broadleaved Woodland’, the handbook was  written to provide advice that will help managers understand and manage their woodland. A wide variety of subjects is covered, from […]

2010 UPM Timber Bulletin – Out Now

2010 UPM Timber Bulletin – Out Now

The 2010 UPM Tilhill Timber Bulletin: ‘Trends and influences on the UK standing coniferous timber sales market’ is out now. The bulletin, published as an aid to growers and forest managers, shows how cyclical the industry currently is and also that those cycles are getting shorter. Timber prices have recovered well beyond our forecast, largely […]

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