Managing the business of forestry

FARMAN TURKINGTON FORESTRY

Farman Turkington Forestry is a forest company based in Masterton and operates in the Wairarapa/Wellington regions. Our main speciality is Harvesting and Log Marketing of forests and woodlots. We currently have 7 logging crews working for us however we are also involved in a number of other aspects of the Industry, from ETS work, Establishment and Forest Management. Our main goal is to operate as a successful forest management business by maximising profits for forest owners and providing an affordable professional service that is based on integrity, honesty, accountability, and delivery.

WHY CHOOSE FARMAN TURKINGTON FORESTRY?

Farman Turkington Forestry (FTF) pride ourselves on being the best at maximising returns for Forest owners.

Experience

We have proven hands-on experience in all facets of the industry. Having in-depth knowledge of how to create value from a log, through both the logging and sawmilling process, ensures your trees are harvested, graded and sold to the market which yields the best net return to you.

Variety of markets

We supply logs to a number of local processors and export customers (through the Napier and Wellington ports). Your trees will be cut into logs that generate the highest possible net return.

Skilled contractors

FTF employ skilled contractors to complete the work in a professional, safe and conscientious manner. We take care to understand your own operational requirements and ensure the harvesting site is tidy when finished.

Sale options

FTF can offer you a variety of sale options. We can provide a managed sale option where we oversee the entire operation (logging, cartage, earthworks, marketing, invoicing, consents etc) for a commission. Or, depending on the size and quality of the forest, FTF can offer you a lump sum payment for your trees.

Knowledge

FTF are actively involved in all aspects of the industry on a daily basis from establishing the forest,harvesting the forest, selling the logs through to working with Sawmills.

Payments are Guaranteed.

WHO ARE FARMAN TURKINGTON FORESTRY (FTF)?

Guy Farman, Partner, FTF - Prior to establishing FTF, Guy was the Site Manager of Kiwi Lumber Masterton. This role followed 13 years forestry experience working for Kaingaroa Timberlands, Carter Holt Harvey Forests, Carter Holt Harvey Pulp and Paper and Asset Forestry. In addition, Guy has also worked in the Scottish Forest Industry.

John Turkington, Partner FTF – John Turkington established John Turkington Ltd (JTL) in 1993 which is a successful forestry consultancy business located in Marton. JTL employs between 16-18 logging contractors at any one time and produces in the range of 250,000-300,000 tonnes per annum.

SERVICES

Woodlot Harvesting


Log Marketing


Forest Management


Carbon Forestry


Establishment


Forest Valuations


ETS (Emission Trading Scheme)


FMA Plotting


Silviculture


Resource Consents


Earthworks


Assist with selling Forests