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August 2009
New Zealand Tree Grower;Aug2009, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p2
The article offers information on events that relate to trees and farm forestry in New Zealand as of September 2009. The website of New Zealand Farm Forestry Association underwent a make-over with the addition of a marketplace to trade goods and services, and the Farm Forestry Model which contains a series of case studies. A bill was introduced which amended the dates of forests included in the exemption of the Emissions Trading Scheme. A report released by Landcare Research revealed that one million hectares of pastoral land is not sustainable.


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