Wednesday, July 6, 2022

Forestry


Native plantings count for credits from new startup

Native plantings count for credits from new startup

ByRichard RennieJun 29, 2022
Combining cutting-edge AI tech with companies’ growing desire for transparency around indigenous carbon forests has created a new income opportunity for farmers and landowners. Nelson-based company CarbonCrop has released its inaugural native CarbonCrop units (CCU)s based entirely upon the planting…

ArborGen to focus on US and Brazil

ByHugh StringlemanJun 27, 2022
ArborGen Holdings has concluded a year-long strategic review and the directors have refocused the company on forestry and carbon markets in the south of the United States and in Brazil.…

Forest protection is noble, let’s value it

ByGuest writerJun 15, 2022
As a one-time employee of the Queen Elizabeth National Trust and also a forest covenantor, it was suggested to me recently that rewards for forest protection need updating.  In this…

Foresters say HWEN too little, too late

ByRichard RennieJun 14, 2022
The He Waka Eke Noa (HWEN) initiative has been panned by forestry for its lack of incentives or advice to farmers to advance tree planting sooner rather than later. President…


OIO gives forestry sales green light

OIO gives forestry sales green light

ByNeal WallaceJun 8, 2022
Foreign buyers have been given permission to buy a further 4000ha of sheep and beef farmland for conversion to forestry.…
Policy we can use and understand

Policy we can use and understand

ByGuest writerJun 7, 2022
I absolutely agree with Keith Woodford that current policy on carbon pricing is a mess. The problem is years of…
Wood chopping runs in family for champ Kiwi axeman

Wood chopping runs in family for champ Kiwi axeman

ByRichard RennieJun 7, 2022
Jack Jordan admits it has taken a while to come back down to earth after claiming victory over the world’s…
Scion upbeat on exotic options

Scion upbeat on exotic options

ByRichard RennieMay 31, 2022
While the emissions reduction plan (ERP) has focused on indigenous forests for carbon storage, the head of the country’s largest…
Emissions policy risks decorating with natives

Emissions policy risks decorating with natives

ByRichard RennieMay 20, 2022
Forestry has rivalled agriculture for a portion of the emissions reduction plan funding, with the sector given more than $300…
Pine planned for bulk of foreign investment land

Pine planned for bulk of foreign investment land

ByNeal WallaceMay 6, 2022
The Government last month approved the sale of more than 4000ha of farmland to foreign buyers for conversion to production…
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