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Information in the following table has been extracted directly from the MPI Sustainable Farming Fund website.

New projects start each year, but we'll try and update the website regularly with the most up-to-date information...

Project number 

Applicant group 

Project title 

00/341

Environment Waikato on behalf of Farm Forestry Assn and Federated Farmers 

Trees for profit and soil conservation. 

01/208

Lower North Island Group for Drought Relief from Feeding Willow/Poplar 

Sustainable tree fodder for drought relief. 

02/050

Hawke’s Bay Farm Forestry Association 

Providing management options for the control of willow sawfly to protect unstable pastoral hill country (and tree fodder) and river berms and erosion and shelter belts from defoliation. 

03/204

Tane’s Tree Trust 

Opportunities for native trees on farms. 

11/047

New Zealand Farm Forestry Association 

Trees on farms workshops. 

L06/047

Native Afforestation Silviculture Group 

A pilot inventory of elite native timber trees as seed-sources for native afforestation silviculture from lowland environmental domains. 

L07/060

Development of new Workshop Programme on Planting Native Trees for Timber 

Development of new workshop programme on planting native trees for timber. 

L09/033

Tane’s Tree Trust 

Tane’s Tree Trust: A ten year review. 

L12/095

New Zealand Farm Forestry Association 

Trees on farms - making better use of information resources. 

00/069

NZ Farm Forestry Association 

Farm forestry for economic and environmental sustainability. 

01/085

Tane's Tree Trust 

Promotion and development of planted indigenous forestry (for timber and other uses) as a viable landuse option for farmers 

01/086

Indigenous Forest Certification Steering Group 

Education and consultation process for indigenous forestry best management practices and standards. 

01/128

NZ Farm Forestry Association 

Expert support to enhance pastoral farming through farm forestry. 

01/183

Southern High Country Branch of the NZ Farm Forestry Assn 

A practical set of web-based forestry decision-support tools for farmers and small woodlot owners. 

02/075

NZ Farm Forestry Association 

A practical set of web-based forestry decision-support tools for farmers and small woodlot owners. 

03/120

New Zealand Farm Forestry Association 

Extend and improve the radiata pine calculator for farm foresters. 

04/050

Forest to Farming Group 

Developing environmentally sustainable pastoral farms from exotic forestry plantations. 

04/106

NZ Farm Forestry Association 

Best practice with farm forestry timber species. 

04/150

Tane's Tree Trust 

Indigenous Forestry - a comprehensive approach to providing information to the widest possible audience. 

05/048

Indigenous Forestry Section (NZFFA) and SILNA Community Forest Owners 

Expanding economic viability and sustainably managed indigenous beech forests and industry. 

05/142

Symbiotic Systems 

Removing a significant constraint limiting the diversification of the forestry estate. 

07/092

NZ Forest Owners Association 

Integrated monitoring and protection of New Zealand’s production forest industry. 

10/034

Marlborough Research Centre Trust (MRCT) on behalf of the New Zealand Dryland Forest Initiative (NZDFI) 

Establishing forests of genetically improved durable eucalypts in NZ drylands. 

11/048

New Zealand Farm Forestry Association 

The design and implementation of a FSC group scheme for small forest growers. 

12/038

Future Forests Research 

Minimising the environmental impact of forest weed management in New Zealand. 

L01/013

Indigenous Forest Section of NZ Farm Forestry Assn. 

Extension of best management practices bulletins for indigenous forest management. 

L03/010

Hawke’s Bay Branch of the New Zealand Farm Forestry Association 

To publish a book entitled Guide to farm forestry - A Hawke's Bay perspective. 

L06/014

East Coast Indigenous Forest Group 

Decision support for indigenous forest opportunities. 

L06/036

Indigenous Forestry Section (IFS) of the NZ Farm Forestry Association (NZFFA) 

Indigenous forestry - information dissemination. 

L06/047

Native Afforestation Silviculture Group 

A pilot inventory of elite native timber trees as seed-sources for native afforestation silviculture from lowland environmental domains. 

L07/018

Network for Women in Forestry 

Network for women in forestry. 

L07/028

Innovatek Ltd Forestry Industry Engineering Association 

Forest products technology e-transfer. 

L07/048

NZ Farm Forestry Association 

On-line pest and disease database for forestry. 

L08/062

Small forest plantation growers 

Small Grower Forest Plantations - Forest Health Surveillance and New Pest Detection.

L09/035

Future Forests Research Limited 

Returns from short rotation eucalypt forestry. 

L10/136

The Standard Development Group for the National Standard for Certification of Plantation Forest Management in New Zealand. Unwritten by the NZ Forest. 

Forest testing and promotion of the national standard for certification of plantation forest management in New Zealand - To Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) Standards. 

L11/142

New Zealand Farm Forestry Association 

Farm Forestry Timbers: Local growers for local markets. 

L12/090

Forest Owners Association 

Technology transfer packs for foresters to identify and control pine needle disorders. 

L12/091

Eucalypt Action Group of New Zealand Farm Forestry Association 

Improved siting recommendations for farm forestry eucalypts using GIS maps. 

L12/096

Wellington Branch, NZ Farm Forestry Association 

Pilot study for identification of unaffiliated forest owners. 

L12/098

Tane’s Tree Trust 

Slashing the cost: Implementing forestry methods for establishing indigenous plants. 

L12/099

Northland Totara Working Group 

Developing and managing farm-grown totara forests for high-value timber. 

LC08/043

New Zealand Farm Forestry Association 

Adding to the farm forestry model. 

C08/036

Tane’s Tree Trust 

National survey of indigenous plantations for carbon accounting 

C08/039

Montfort Trimble Foundation 

Enhancing pastoral farming sustainability through carbon sequestration 

04/089

National Poplar and Willow Users Group 

Poplars and willows for environmental management and fodder 

05/144

Tairawhiti Poplar nursery group 

Poplar nursery discussion group, quality production and development of a best practice guide 

02/050

Hawke’s Bay Farm Forestry Association 

Providing management options for the control of willow sawfly to protect unstable pastoral hill country (and tree fodder) and river berms and erosion and shelter belts from defoliation 

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