Pruning of pine shouldn’t be done in the fall. But despite that, I went to the forest to take a closer look on how to do. Just to check the tools and the methods.
Here is a video from my pruning work in a 15-year […]
12 years ago, some skidder loggers in a French Alp village got the idea of starting a “forest event”, as a summer activity in the ski resort Les Gets. Some of the guys were skidder operators and they got the i […]
Forestry.com presents new data on the Swedish forwarder market for Q1 & Q2 2019. As the last year had poor machine sales in Sweden due to undersupply of machines, this year seems to be significant better. The […]
No, sorry but I have no contacts there. But try to contact them by mail or phone. Many universities are happy to get real projects for their students or researchers to take part in.
It’s rather unusual to use fencing at forest regenerations in Sweden. Even if it should be good at many places because of hard pressure from deere and moose eating…[Read more]
Hi Patrick! I suppose that West Highlands means Scotland? This might be a contact of interest? https://www.inverness.uhi.ac.uk/research/
Unfortunately I don’t know very much about forestry in your part of the world but maybe here are someone else with ideas?
The manufacturer of chain saw protection textile is a pretty anonymous company within forestry but a very important one! I visited Engtex AB in Mullsjö, Sweden and they produce the chain saw protection textile […]
The Swedish forest machine manufacturer Gremo in Ätran was a pioneer with 8-wheel harvesters several decades ago. When all other harvesters had six or four wheels, Gremo built the first with eight. In recent […]
Torbjörn Johnsen replied to the topic Help Identifying Tree Species. Ontario, Canada 11/06/18 in the forum Trees and species 7 months, 1 week ago
Sorry, but I can’t see any pictures? Can you try to add them again?/Tbj
Forestry.com continues the ongoing coverage of the CTL markets of the world. Now, the time has come to look at forwarder sales in Sweden, which for a long time was the leading CTL market with around 700 new […]
Sorry Richard, Got the wrong picture. Here’s a real beaver (fiber castor)
Here is an interesting video about beavers and how the beaver can (or can’t) live together with humans and our forestry business. It’s from the European Union development project WAMBAF (Water Management in […]
Read the story about how forest owner Anders Hemgren in Stockholm bought a new Usewood Combi Master forest machine. Anders had never operated a forest machine or a crane before. Now he runs his own harvester in […]
Some weeks ago, I had the pleasure to see a Kaiser S12 machine in operations. It’s an extreme versatile machine, normally used to climb the Alps for different kind of jobs. I visited one of the few machines that a […]
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