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Farmers who have previously dismissed the possibility of managing their woodland to generate an income stream may want to think again. New markets for wood have emerged in the past five years that are helping to change the equation on whether managing modest-sized blocks of broad-leaved woodland is viable. Ian Tubby, principal adviser on business and markets at the Forestry Commission, says: “Even quite a small area of woodland – two or three hectares – could contain enough timber to […]