29th March 2022

Massive potential for drones in forestry

From data collection on the health of trees to monitoring plantation, road and river crossing conditions on the ground or

15th February 2022

Personal aerial electric vehicle in the forest

It was always going to be a matter of time before drone technology was adapted by innovative engineers to carry

16th December 2020

New offerings boost productivity development in SA

The Stellenbosch University Forest Operation Research and Forest Productivity team recently launched an on-line Time and Productivity Development short course

20th October 2020

The Treemes story

“If you can’t measure something, then you can’t understand it, control it nor improve it” – Dr H.J. Harrington Mensuration:

04th December 2018

Forest Operations Productivity Initiative

Using good data to support your forest operations www.forestproductivity.co.za Stellenbosch University in conjunction with the South African Forest industry has

19th October 2018

Precision planting the first step to autonomous, integrated operations

By Jaap Steenkamp jaap@forestservices.co.za In the past, foresters were typically rough, bearded, axe-wielding men. But today they need to be

19th October 2018

Drones vs pests and diseases

Disease identification technology and database launched precision agriculture event... Cape Town start-up, Aerobotics, provides farmers around the world with world-leading

23rd May 2017

Precision Forestry in focus

The on-going series of International Precision Forestry symposia presented by Stellenbosch University every fourth year has become a recognised forum

13th September 2013

From points to products – business benefits from lidar using ArcGIS

Mondi recently acquired an airborne lidar dataset covering 27 000ha in the Melmoth area close to Richards Bay. Being a

04th September 2013

The drone is flying at Chikweti Forests, Mozambique

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? Is it Superman? No, it's a camera with wings powered by a

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