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  • Forestry in Teagasc – what we do

    This video gives a brief overview of the forestry research, advice and training provided by Teagasc.

    Duration
    2:15
    Topics
    Crops, Crops: Forestry
  • Is my conifer forest ready for thinning? Check with the Ready Reckoner

    The Ready Reckoner was developed by Teagasc Forestry researchers and is a very simple and handy tool to assess if your conifer forest is ready for thinning.

    Duration
    6:19
    Topics
    Crops, Crops: Forestry
  • Selecting and marking Potential Crop Trees: the 2-stick method

    This short video explains how to select and mark potential crop trees before a broadleaf woodland is thinned for the first time using a very simple method that everyone can use in their own woodland.

    Duration
    4:36
    Topics
    Crops, Crops: Forestry
  • Managing your forest - securing your asset

    An overview of the timber sales process and available harvesting options. It was filmed at the Talking Timber event held in September 2015 in Claremorris, Mayo. This is a timber marketing event organised by Teagasc with the co-operation of the Irish timber industry and the Forest Service, DAFM.

    Duration
    15:30
    Topics
    Crops, Crops: Forestry
  • First Steps to Planting your new Forest

    To encourage the planting of more forests, a range of planting schemes with attractive afforestation grants and annual payments are available to landowners. This video explains briefly what is involved and where to go for independent and objective advice.

    Duration
    4:32
    Topics
    Crops: Forestry
  • The importance of inspection paths in conifer forests

    The cutting of inspection paths is an essential operation in young conifer crops. Inspection paths provide clear and easy access into and through the forest, so that growth can be monitored, the timber crop assessed and provision made for timber harvesting and marketing.

    Duration
    6:08
    Topics
    Crops: Forestry
  • From Ash to Clash: The Art of Hurley Making

    DVD produced by the GAA, Teagasc and the Irish Guild of Ash Hurley Makers - 2011

    Duration
    25:57
    Topics
    Crops: Forestry
  • Your Farm Forest - Part 1: Deciding to Plant

    Duration
    21:15
    Topics
    Crops: Forestry
  • Your Farm Forest - Part 2: Planning The Planting

    Duration
    14:26
    Topics
    Crops: Forestry
  • Your Farm Forest - Part 3: Nursery To Planting

    Duration
    15:28
    Topics
    Crops: Forestry
  • Your Farm Forest - Part 4: Management and Maintenance

    Duration
    16:49
    Topics
    Crops: Forestry
  • Your Farm Forest - Part 5: Shaping Broadleaves

    Duration
    12:14
    Topics

The assistance by the Forest Service of the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine in the production of these videos is gratefully acknowledged.

The information contained in these videos is for general information purposes only as regulations and best practice guidelines may change over time. Before making a decision, please ensure that you have the most recent and up to date information.