Forestry Equipment Articles

  • What is the best portable sawmill for the money?

    Hud-Son Forest Equipment Freedom Line portable sawmill’s are the best sawmill for the money. These Hud-Son Forest Equipment band mills include the Hunter and Sawyer mills. The Hunter and Sawyer portable sawmill ship unassembled in the base price, saving budget minded customers money on doing the assembly themselves. This boasts a huge feature of this mill by putting it together yourself you ...


    By Hud-Son Forest Equipment

  • Thinking about buying a sawmill?

    There are many things to consider before buying a portable sawmill. What type of milling you are doing: homeowner or professional usage, diameter logs you will be sawing, manual or hydraulic mill, stationary or trailer band mill, and of course budget? Can you get parts easily for your mill? Can you get training on using your mill properly? Will I get support after the sale? Who can I call if I ...


    By Hud-Son Forest Equipment

  • AFE is avoiding damage to cherries with laser bird repellent - Case Study

    Location: San Carlos, Chillán, Maule Region, Chile Application context: Agriculture, Cherry farm Problem definition: Birds destroying and eating cherries Bird species: Sparrows (passeridae) and thrushes (Turdidae) Time of the year with bird problems: November 15 – January 5 Time of the day with bird problems: All day Number of ...


    By Bird Control Group

  • Intro to precision forestry

    Never before has the interest in preserving natural forests and efficient management of plantations been as great as the present. Demand for wood products is increasing. On the other hand, it is also evident that the remaining forests have to be protected to maintain our quality of life—the very air we breathe depends on them. Therefore, precision management, which has been successfully ...


    By CID Bio-Science, Inc.

  • Low Bed Semi Trailer

    Flatbed Semi-Trailer has a bottom plate (cargo platform) and can also be widely used to transport ordinary goods. The flat type bearing surface is large and the strength is high, but the frame has a high center of gravity and high requirements on the road. Low bed truck trailer is a good solution to this. The concave ...

  • Valtra and Kesla are a perfect combination for forestry work

    Valtra and Kesla are an ideal pairing for forest tasks. Customers have used Valtra-Kesla combinations for years, of course, but now the two companies are also teaming up in product development and the sales network. For example, in Finland and some other markets Valtra and Kesla products can be purchased from the same dealer. The Unlimited Studio at the Valtra factory in Suolahti has also ...

  • In 2016, rain forest conservation needs to focus on these two things

    Giving logged areas a chance to recover and limiting the expansion of roads are vital to ensuring the health of these important ecosystems. When you look to the year ahead, what do you see? Ensia recently invited eight global thought leaders to share their vision for the environment as it relates to business, culture, ecosystems, energy, food, health, water and the world ( ...


    By Ensia

  • Seeing the forest and the trees, all 3 trillion of them

    A new Yale-led study estimates that there are more than 3 trillion trees on Earth, about seven and a half times more than some previous estimates. But the total number of trees has plummeted by roughly 46% since the start of human civilization, the study estimates. Using a combination of satellite imagery, forest inventories, and supercomputer technologies, the international team of researchers ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • One Zambian man’s inspiring journey from charcoal burner to forest champion

    We often hear about big global environmental issues such as deforestation, poaching or overfishing and forget that there are individuals at the heart of these activities. Have you ever stopped to wonder, what motivates someone to cut down trees in the first place? How often do they contemplate the impact they’re having on the environment? And what experience or insights lead to ...


    By Ensia

  • Burkina Faso and the Sahel

    The area of northern Burkina Faso I am currently working in is an incredible mix of transhumance, and within 20km distance of the borders with both Niger and Mali. It is therefore populated by nomadic and semi-nomadic people from several tribes, including Tuareg, Hausa, Bella and Songhai. These people have had centuries of colourful, cultural and religious interaction, which continue today as it ...


    By Huckbody Environmental

  • 9 Maps that explain the World`s Forests

    This post is co-authored with Dave Thau, senior developer advocate for Google Earth Engine, Google's satellite image processing platform. By the time we find out about deforestation, it’s usually too late to take action. Scientists have been studying forests for centuries, chronicling the vital importance of these ...

  • Global Forest watch - join the movement

    We know remarkably little about what is happening to forests. Businesses currently have no way of determining whether or how much the soy, palm oil, or pulp and paper they use contribute to deforestation. So companies like Unilever and Nestlé, which ...

  • Global Forest Watch: dynamic new platform to protect forests worldwide

    On Wed. Feb. 19, 2014, the World Resources Institute (WRI), Google, and a group of more than 40 partners launched Global Forest Watch (GFW), a dynamic online forest monitoring and alert system that empowers people everywhere to better manage forests. For the first time, Global Forest Watch unites the latest satellite technology, open data, and ...

  • Leveling the Playing Field for Legal Timber in Brazil

    Brazil is one of the most biologically diverse countries in the world. What is less known is that the country is the fourth largest industrial ...

  • New mapping technology: Nova Scotia’s powerful ally in protecting valuable forests

    The government of Nova Scotia announced an ambitious plan earlier this month to protect 245,000 hectares of forest and park land, establishing the Canadian province as a conservation leader in one of the world’s most heavily forested nations. Roughly ...

  • 3 Ways to Achieve Zero Tropical Deforestation by 2020

    As the crisis of tropical deforestation reaches a new level of urgency due to forest fires raging in Indonesia, an important question is how can the world satisfy the growing demand for forest products while still preserving forest ecosystems? This week, some of the world’s largest companies ...

  • Asia Pulp & Paper`s anti-deforestation pledge: Sign of a Changing Industry?

    Asia Pulp & Paper (APP), one of the world’s largest paper companies, announced earlier this month that it will no longer cut down natural forests ...

  • Interactive Forestry Atlas of Cameroon (version 3.0)

    The Interactive Forest Atlas of Cameroon is a living forest information system hosted in the Ministry of Forestry and Wildlife (MINFOF) and supported by a joint team including members from MINFOF and the World Resources Institute (WRI). Built on a geographic information system (GIS) platform, the atlas provides unbiased and up-to-date information on the Cameroonian forest sector. One of its main ...

  • Vermeer SC602 stump cutter makes short work of big projects

    The Vermeer SC602 stump cutter is designed to provide tree-care contractors with power and innovative features to make short work of major stump removal projects. The SC602 stump cutter features a Caterpillar C2.2T Tier 4i (stage IIIB) diesel engine that produces 60 hp (44.7 kW) and 142 ft-lb (192.5 Nm) of torque to power through the toughest stump-cutting jobs. A 12-gallon (45.4 L) capacity fuel ...


    By Vermeer

  • Foresight for European coordination: developing national priorities for the Forest-Based Sector Technology Platform

    We explore what implications the geographical dispersion of foresight participants and their regional idiosyncrasies have for the management of foresight processes. Specifically, we argue that these kinds of multi-stakeholder processes place demands such as scalability , modularity and dependability on the design and deployment of foresight ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

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