Four generations of farming with trees

Matheson, Colin
February 2005
New Zealand Tree Grower;Feb2005, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p8
Discusses farming strategies adopted by generations of the Matheson family in North Otago, New Zealand. Use of pine trees as shelterbelts on the property; Information on a pine cone kiln built in the farms; Significance of the sales performance of timbers in dealing with low prices for farm produce in the 1970s.


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