Farm forestry faces bright future

By Jamie Brown
January 3 2019 - 7:00am
Andrew Hurford and his team planted these towering blackbutt trees near Kyogle 12 years ago. In that time they have averaged more than 3cm in circumference and 3m in height every year, which is above average. Volcanic soil, good rain and plenty of sun have worked their magic.

State and federal governments are behind a push to improve forestry outcomes, supply jobs, and in the process reap reward from what is currently a $2.4 billion industry in NSW.

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