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New Zealand Tree Grower, May 2006

  • Work on poplars and willows (Access: unrestricted)
    In the past four years there has been a concerted effort to compile information on growing poplars and willows on farms, based largely on farmer experience and on-farm research. There…
  • Integrating trees with high productivity irrigated dairying (Access: unrestricted)
    Harley Gray
    Pencarrow is a 207-hectare dairy unit running 730 cows producing 313,000 kg milk solids. The farm is owned by Andy and Tricia Macfarlane. Andy has his own farm consultancy business,…
  • Continuous cover forestry: Management practice (Access: unrestricted)
    Ian Barton
    This is the second and final part of the article on continuous cover forestry. The first part was published in the November 2005 issue of the Tree Grower. Establishing the…
  • Forestry with lifestyle (Access: unrestricted)
    Murray Downs
    Some business and tax advice for new owners seeking to combine forestry with lifestyle benefits. To be eligible for tax deductions on your forestry property, your activities need to qualify…
  • Pruning young poplars (Access: unrestricted)
    Sarah Hurst, Ian McIvor, Carlo van den Dijssel, Steve Green, Lindsay Fung, Grant Douglas and Lex Foote
    Since the 1950s over six million poplars have been planted throughout New Zealand. Planting reached a peak during the 1970s in response to government incentives for soil conservation. Unfortunately many…
  • Managing poplars and willows on farms (Access: unrestricted)
    Deric Charlton
    There is a huge asset growing on our farms and in recent years it has been neglected. I am referring to the widespread and increasing population of poplar and willow…


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