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Feb2020

The first quarter of 2020

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Sign up for the FSA/TIPWG database Make sure you visit FSA’s new website. FSA members can register on the home page to get access to a Member Login Page. On this page, there will be the latest FSA member news, as well as access to the database. These login details will ... Read More
February 13, 2020Katy Louise
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Nov2019

TIPWG 2020

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2019 has been an incredible year for TIPWG, providing the perfect foundations for us to build upon as we enter a new decade of forestry.The TIPWG Newsletter has received wonderful feedback and will continue adding value into the new year. Please keep us informed of any pesticide-related news by emailing ... Read More
November 1, 2019Katy Louise
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Sep2019
You may have received an email from Jacqui asking what SOPs you want to see developed next year - please take the time to give us some feedback.We have a list of the SOPs we think would be useful but want your feedback to ensure we are on the right ... Read More
September 5, 2019Katy Louise
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Sep2019
COMMON TREE OF THE YEAR: Sclerocarya birrea Marula Maroela  RARE (UNCOMMON) TREE OF THE YEAR: Philenoptera violacea Apple-leaf, Appelblaar What are you doing to celebrate Arbor Month? 1) Social media challenge If you are on social media, use it as a force of good this Arbor Month by banishing the selfies, cat videos and ... Read More
September 5, 2019Katy Louise
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May2019
As we mentioned in our previous issue, TIPWG is looking at publishing a biannual digital-magazine that would: Provide a platform for publishing new pesticide-related research applicable to the forestry sector which doesn’t fit traditional journals’ strict criteria and therefore would be lost to the sector. Disseminate the findings of ... Read More
May 20, 2019Katy Louise
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May2019
IPM is becoming an ever-more integral part of plantation management, and agriculture in general, with national and international legislation, as well as certification bodies, requiring chemical control methods be placed within an IPM framework. As a sector, the IPM approach has already been firmly adopted with careful deliberation to ensure chemical ... Read More
May 20, 2019Katy Louise

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Feb2019
An issue raised by many involved with forestry-related pesticide research is the issue of where to publish one’s research. The practical nature of most research studies within the industry means they often do not comply with the stringent requirements of traditional scientific journals. This leaves many in the industry wondering ... Read More
February 19, 2019Katy Louise

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Feb2019
We are in the process of amending the TIPWG APL to ensure it is in line with certification requirements and the TIPWG manifesto to promote responsible and effective use of pesticides. The current list still contains a number of glyphosate products containing specific surfactants which need removing from all formulations ... Read More
February 19, 2019Katy Louise