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July, 2014

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Tenco buys standing forests. Tenco regularly buys smaller tracts of forest to harvest immediately or immature forests to hold until harvest time. A deal with Tenco is a certain transaction. The owner and Tenco will agree on a value of the tree crop and then Tenco will pay this amount to the owner either in a lump sum amount or on rate per volume unit out-turn from the forest depending on the nature of the tree crop.

Tenco is actively interested in buying harvestable forests or trees from areas including all the North Island (except the Gisborne and East Coast districts) and Nelson & Marlborough in the South Island .
If you own a forest in this area (16 years and older) and are ready to enter into this kind of agreement Tenco is interested to develop something with you.
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NZFFA eucalypt tortoise beetle biocontrol progress

A parasitoid wasp of the spring-time larval stage of the eucalyptus leaf beetle Paropsisterna agricola in Tasmania has had its identity confirmed and is the most exciting potential biological control agent for New Zealands’ fight against the Eucalyptus Tortoise Beetle.

This agent is Eadya paropsidis, a braconid wasp. Scion has now applied to the Environmental Protection Authority, New Organisms Group, for permission to import the parasitoid into Containment for safety testing. The EPA will publicise its decision in mid August 2014.

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