Official website of the New Zealand Farm Forestry Association

NZFFA logo: green conifer tree on white background

New Zealand Tree Grower, May 2007

  • Excellent stewardship by the Garlands: Conference 2007 field day
    Harley Gray, New Zealand Tree Grower May 2007. Bill and Sue Garland have been farming this property since 1968, although most of it has been in the family since 1946. The…
  • Initial spacing in radiata pine
    Wink Sutton, New Zealand Tree Grower May 2007. Recent silvicultural improvements, such as seed source – almost all seed now comes from seed orchards – nursery practice, tree handling, planting methods,…
  • The Riverhead factor – a practical view of wood density
    Ross Bawden, New Zealand Tree Grower May 2007. I grew up in Riverhead – at that time a small country area on the outskirts of Auckland. It had several claims to…
  • Plantation silviculture at the crossroads
    Euan Mason, New Zealand Tree Grower May 2007. What do you think of New Zealand? The classic question reputedly asked of so many visitors has provoked a variety of answers. John…
  • Threats to radiata pine
    Nectria flute canker remains confined to the lower half of the South Island Dean Satchell, New Zealand Tree Grower May 2007. At the recent forest health workshop in Rotorua, Ensis held…
  • The potential for coast redwood in New Zealand
    Rob Webster, New Zealand Tree Grower May 2007. Coast redwood is a native of northern California and a very small area of southern Oregon. It has been planted in localised areas…
  • Measuring radiata pine and forecasting yields
    Dave Crawley, New Zealand Tree Grower May 2007. Measuring radiata pine and forecasting yields has become a highly specialised area and there is now an increasing array of software and tools…

Farm Forestry - Headlines