Forestry Journal - the longest read!
Forestry Journal is the 'must-read' magazine for anyone interested in the forestry and timber industry. Each magazine delivers 84 pages containing a variety of features on forestry contracting, woodland management, firewood production and much, much more!
Published monthly, Forestry Journal's content will appeal to anyone working in the forest industry, from forestry contractors and machinery manufacturers through to local authorities and land agents.
But don't just take our word for it. Take a look below at some of the features in this month's magazine and decide for yourself!
In Forestry Journal in March...
Last month we reported on the unveiling of Husqvarna’s new-generation saws. Simon Bowes shares his thoughts on the 550 XP Mk II.
‘New-Generation 50 cc chainsaws from Husqvarna’ – that was the headline. What were we expecting? I know I wasn’t expecting a new 50 cc saw. We’d seen the new 60 cc machine that was launched to an enormous fanfare as the first five series machine, although hang on there a minute, it wasn’t that at all...read more
Sampo HR46x in Scotland
Hilary Burke reports on the visit of Sampo Rosenlew’s HR46x harvester to the forests of northern Scotland in mid February.
The woodlands manager for the Moray Estates had agreed that the machine could be put through its paces in part of a first thinning operation scheduled on the Darnaway Estate. Forestry is a vibrant business on the shores of the Moray Firth and there is a varied mix of species in Darnaway Forest...read more
Small scale - buyer's guide
There are many small, privately owned woodlands all over the country that could benefit from management to increase their value. As owners are encouraged to manage these woods, the need for small-scale equipment to assist in this endeavour increases.
This equipment needs to offer a high level of manoeuvrability, ease of access and the flexibility to deal with different sizes of material. Here we take a look at some of the kit currently on offer...read more
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