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New Zealand Tree Grower, August 2007

  • Organics and farm forestry - a natural synergy?
    Neil Cullen, New Zealand Tree Grower August 2007. West of Hamilton, past the now closed Whatawhata research farm on the road to Raglan, is the Waitetuna Valley property of Mike Moss.…
  • Some 2007 thoughts on redwoods in New Zealand
    Bill Libby, New Zealand Tree Grower August 2007. My wife Iris and I recently led a tour of American friends from Auckland to Milford Sound. Then I was hosted by a…
  • Standing up for Douglas fir
    Andrew Karalus, New Zealand Tree Grower August 2007. It seems as if it were only yesterday that a coalition of the willing formed the Forestry Industry Action Group to submit against…
  • Responding to moisture: How do Douglas fir and radiata compare?
    New Zealand Tree Grower August 2007. Three research projects undertaken for the Douglas fir Cooperative have set out to quantify the differences between Douglas fir and radiata pine in terms…
  • Douglas fir – Grows well and reproduces well
    Nick Ledgard, New Zealand Tree Grower August 2007. Over the last decade, southern New Zealand has seen more new land planting of Douglas fir than any other tree species – including…
  • Douglas fir – Southern gold
    Phil De La Mare and Matt Hitchings, New Zealand Tree Grower August 2007. Ernslaw One has a planted forest area of 85,000 hectares, of which 13,000 hectares are planted in Douglas…
  • Obey the safety rules
    Dave Gratton. New Zealand Tree Grower August 2007. Personal protective equipment (PPE) or, in the kiwi terminology, safety gear.  Whatever you call it, PPE is designed for only one purpose, and…
  • Shining example of the farm forestry model: John and Betty Greenslade
    New Zealand Tree Grower August 2007. Ashburton farmers John and Betty Greenslade are practising examples of what the farm forestry model is all about – trees wisely integrated into the…
  • Understanding the stability of Douglas fir timber
    New Zealand Tree Grower August 2007 Douglas fir has a history within the building industry as strong, stiff and stable timber, ideal for structural applications. Different interpretations of good stability…

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