Second video series released

Posted on March 28, 2017

A second series of how-to videos looking at poplar pruning willow pollarding has been released by the New Zealand Poplar and Willow Research Trust. The videos are available on A frequently-asked-questions tab (FAQs) has been set up on the website alongside the videos. The videos are generic so they can be applicable to farmers anywhere in the country, says the Trust’s

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Farmer Guides available

Posted on August 23, 2016

We have collected short guides likely to meet the needs of most farmers considering planting poplars and willows and also for managing the trees through their lifetime. The information includes material produced by the Trust and also our partners including Regional Councils, Beef + Lamb NZ and Plant and Food Research. A brief summary of key points appears against each title.

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How-to videos now available

Posted on August 19, 2016

A new series of how-to videos is being released by the Poplar and Willow Research Trust. Poplar and willow poles are delivered to farms around the country from June to August and most will be planted before the end of August. The first three videos in the Hill Country Heroes series look at assessing sites, pole choice and successful pole planting. They are designed to be generic

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Revamped website launched

Posted on April 03, 2015

The New Zealand Poplar & Willow Trust has just launched it's revamped website. This new version is mobile device friendly moves all the documents into a single library rather than connecting them to the website hierarchy. This means there are many ways routes to the same information, making it easier to find has a search facility contains a directory of local government nurseries Pl

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