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Steep Land Harvesting PGP Progress Review

Friday 28, November 2014

The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) and Future Forests Research Limited (FFR) commissioned an independent progress review of Steep Land … Continue reading →

Remote Controlled Tree Felling Trial Shows Promise

Wednesday 20, August 2014

A successful trial in remote controlled tree felling could lead to significant advances in the safety of forestry harvesting operations. … Continue reading →

Future Forests Research Celebrates Research Achievements

Monday 14, October 2013

Future Forests Research celebrates research achievements Future Forests Research (FFR) has released its 2013 Annual Science Report, summarising six years … Continue reading →

World-first remote tree counting system earns award for scientist

Thursday 12, September 2013

World-first remote tree counting system earns award for scientist A world first in developing a system to count and measure … Continue reading →

Forestry Harvesting Machine Wins National Innovation Award

Wednesday 15, August 2012

Forestry Harvesting Machine Wins National Innovation Award A non-scientist has won a major forestry research award for his key role … Continue reading →

Maps and Models Guide Forestry Growth

Friday 4, November 2011

Maps and modelling programs developed through Future Forests Research are showing forestry investors where to plant trees and forest managers … Continue reading →

The Inaugural Future Forests Research Awards

Thursday 18, August 2011

Four new science prizes have been awarded to researchers and technical specialists in the forestry industry. The inaugural Future Forests … Continue reading →

Industry-led Workshop hosted by FFR and Brightwater

Tuesday 24, May 2011

A recent industry-led workshop hosted by FFR and forestry equipment manufacturer Brightwater targeted increasing productivity and reducing costs of cable … Continue reading →

NZ Institute Of Forestry Announces The 2010 Forester Of The Year

Thursday 17, June 2010

The New Zealand Institute of Forestry Inc (NZIF) Forester of the Year Award for 2010 was presented to Russell Dale … Continue reading →

FFR Welcomes Funding for Forest Harvesting Research

Wednesday 26, May 2010

The Government’s allocation of new Primary Growth Partnership funding to improve forest harvesting technology has huge potential to benefit the … Continue reading →