Document Library: Trees for the Farm

An index to our poplar and willow documentation

Newsletter - December 2018

Once a year the Poplar and Willow Research Trust produces a Newsletter for distribution to partners and associates who are supportive of the work of the Trust.

Topics: Poplar Information; Willow Information; Trees for the Farm;

Document Type: Newsletters;

Are Poplars and Willows in Your Farm Plan?

Checklist of advantages of using poplars and willows in your farm plan

Topics: Trees for the Farm;

Document Type: Publications;

Shelter and riparian belts on farms

Ian McIvor

Shelterbelts and riparian buffers have many advantages on farms

Topics: Erosion Control; Rivers; Trees for the Farm;

Document Type: Presentations;

Guide to Erosion Control/spaced Plantings Being Eligible to Enter the Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS)  

Woodnet Forestry, Marginal Land & Carbon Consultancy Services

A guide to erosion control/spaced plantings being eligible to enter the Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS).

Topics: Trees for the Farm;

Document Type: Publications;

Managing Poplars and Willows: Pollarding Young Willows in a Fodder Block

Safety is paramount when pollarding willows, especially for the first time. Willows can provide decent fodder for stock.

Topics: Fodder; Willow Information; Trees for the Farm;

Document Type: Videos;

Poplar Clones

Ian McIvor

Information sheets on poplar clones grown and marketed through regional council nurseries

Topics: Poplar Information; Trees for the Farm;

Document Type: Fact Sheets;

Killing old poplar trees using chemicals

Ian McIvor and Carlo van den Dijssel

Large or old poplar trees planted for soil conservation and now considered a safety risk can be poisoned, killed and left standing using appropriate herbicide applied to the conducting tissue in the trunk.

Topics: Cultivation; Poplar Information; Trees for the Farm;

Document Type: Publications;

Popular Polars: Tim Forde on Country Life, Radio New Zealand

Former forester Tim Forde believes the humble poplar is one of the most underrated trees in New Zealand.

Topics: Trees for the Farm;

Document Type: Audio;

Growing Poplar and Willow Trees on Farms

Guidelines for Establishing and Managing Poplar and Willow Trees on Farms Compiled and Prepared by the National Poplar and Willow Users Group as part of the Sustainable Farming Fund’s Poplar & Willow Project (Grant No. 04/089)

Topics: Cultivation; Trees for the Farm;

Document Type: Publications;

Trees for the farm

Ian McIvor

A decision support tool for farmers booklet

Topics: Erosion Control; Cultivation; Poplar Information; Willow Information; Trees for the Farm;

Document Type: Publications;