TWK Agri and Sunshine Seedlings join forces

Sunshine Seedlings Services (SSS) has partnered with TWK Agri, one of South Africa’s leading agricultural service providers. TWK Agri acquired

All systems go for Focus 2019

It’s all systems go for Focus on Forestry 2019, being held at the Ingwenyama Resort, near Nelspruit, Mpumalanga, from 10

Sunshine innovation and rust and frost tolerant wattle clones

A passion for the environment has prompted the management of Sunshine Seedling Services to seek solutions based on renewable energy,

Lessons from the makeshift nurseries of yesteryear

When the forestry industry started to diversify into eucalypts back in the 1960s, many of us found ourselves in unknown

The future of tree breeding at Sappi

A rapid shift from planting pure species to more productive, better adapted and more pest and disease resistant hybrids is

Introducing biodegradable paper pots to SA

We’ve all seen those little plastic seedling inserts scattered around planting sites and nurseries, or the piles of polystyrene and

Confidence in the future of forestry

Northern Natal Seedlings is a family-owned business supplying forestry and vegetable seedlings to farmers and market gardeners across the country.

Tree Seed Working Group re-focuses and re-brands

Over a million hectares of pine, eucalypt and wattle trees are growing in plantations across South Africa. The majority of

Sunshine Seedlings doubles clone production

The growing demand for high productivity, disease tolerant clones among forestry companies has prompted Sunshine Seedlings to double their output

How to build a good holding nursery

Holding nurseries are basic structures designed to hold seedling trays on site so planting contractors or farmers can draw from

Keeping seedlings healthy between nursery and field

Caring for your seedlings pays dividends. A lot of work goes into ensuring they are strong and healthy and have

Useful tips from your nursery

Nurserymen producing seedlings or transplants of any kind want to send the best possible seedlings to the field. However, in

SGASA certification scheme simplified

The Seedling Growers Association of South Africa's (SGASA) certification scheme is based on the Australian Nursery scheme and was fine-tuned

Buy timber seedlings from a certified nursery

The Seedling Growers Association of South Africa (SGASA) was formed in the late 1980s when containerised plant production was the

With the onset of what promises to be a cold winter, this photo provides a timely reminder of what happens to wattle trees when it snows. No! It’s not a good idea to plant wattle if snow is a possibility. The only thing you could use these broken trees for is firewood. The photo was taken near Weza a few years ago. Find out more about trees and snow... Link in bio. #trees #wood #forestry #timber #logging #forestryafrica #wattle #snow ...

Mulching of harvest residues is rapidly gaining ground in South African forestry, and is proving to be a game changer. Link in bio. Image courtesy of Savithi Mulching.

#SavithiMulching #forestry #timber #wood #tigercat

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