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Why farmers should plant more trees and the schemes available


On the latest episode of The Environment Edge podcast, forestry inspector in the environment section of the Department of Agriculture, Ken Bucke, joins Deirdre Glynn and Cathal Somers to discuss why farmers should consider planting more trees and what schemes are available.

With lots of benefits to planting new woodland, have we made mistakes in the past and how is this being addressed?  And with timber prices on the rise this year, has the felling licence issue been resolved?  Ken explains in more detail.

For more episodes and information from the Environment Edge, visit the show page at: www.teagasc.ie/environmentedge/