Agriforest in the press: 


Agriforest working 'seven days a week' post-lockdown

Oct 09 2021

Timber harvesting and forest management company Agriforest has weathered the Covid-19 storm and is now back working 'seven days a week'.

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Tide turns for Borders timber company

June 18 2021

A Borders-based timber harvesting and forest management company has taken on two extra members of staff and invested in new machinery as it bounces back from the trials of Covid-19.

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Diversify Your Income with Agriforest

June 01 2020

Founded in 2016, Agriforest are a timber harvesting and forest management company who specialise in small - medium sized woodlands, most of which entail working on farms or country estates.

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The Borders man who makes a living from unwanted trees

May 13 2020

AN ENTREPRENEUR is enjoying success by helping to make houses, animal shavings and food pallets.

Douglas Mathison, 31, of Peeblesshire, fells trees across the south of Scotland through his company Agriforest.


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‘Putting a friendly face on farm forestry’ – Agriforest features in The Scottish Farmer

May 01 2020

Agriforest recently had a visit from Gordon Davidson, of the Scottish Farmer to a site in Fife. The publication is a widely read weekly production, which Agriforest are regular advertisers in. It was a good opportunity to highlight what we do, and Gordon put it across in a humorous but yet informative way.

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Agriforest's Douglas Mathison features in Confor Magazine

Feb 19 2020

Douglas mathison (31) founder of young company Agriforest in the Scottish Borders, bridges the gap between aboriculture, forestry and farming…

Stef Kaiser learns about a tree surgeon’s reason to choose forestry as a career.

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Outdoor life proves rewarding for Scots forestry champion - Agriforest features in Q&A with The Herald

Oct 13 2019

Douglas Mathison wanted the increased control over his destiny that having his own firm offered…

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‘Borders forestry business targets niche market to boost revenues' – Agriforest features in The Scotsman

Oct 06 2019

It’s been an altogether busy 2019, including rounding off our third year in business at the end of June. We’re pleased to announce a further year of growth for the business, following a great deal of investment in equipment, training, and improvements to the service that we offer.

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Forestry Commission farm walk - Peeblesshire News article

Dec 29 2017

Woodland walk event, organised by Forestry Commission Scotland. The purpose of the walk was to encourage landowners to think about the positive impacts & financial incentives for planting trees on otherwise unproductive farmland. The walk was deemed a success, with a good number of attendees. 

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