Forestry is in the news this week; a rare-enough event in the British media. An apparent Government leak suggests that the Forestry Commission will be forced to sell off much of the private estate in England (probably not Wales and definately not Scotland). There could be benefits and of course
Could combining broiler chickens with trees be a perfect marriage?
My forestry research work took me to the USA and Italy looking for the best ways to grow walnut trees for timber. Foresters in both countries pioneered the planting of nitrogen-fixing trees or shrubs with hardwood trees, where their ability to improve soil fertility for ‘hungry’ species, such as walnut,