The Marr's property at Methven - higher, colder and windier

Ramsey, Ted
August 2006
New Zealand Tree Grower;Aug2006, Vol. 27 Issue 3, p27
The article focuses on Graham and Eleanor Marr's property Methven in New Zealand. The average rainfall in the property is mentioned. The crops that can be found on the farm include grain and clover. To improve the organic matter levels in the soil, stubble is generally mulched and ploughed. It reveals the reason the cocksfoot area has been increased on the farm. Douglas fir and cedar were planted on the property. It describes Graham's tactics to discourage the birds attracted to shelterbelts.


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