June snow takes toll on feed

Davey, Bill
August 2006
Farmers Weekly;8/11/2006, Vol. 145 Issue 6, p66
Trade Publication
The article presents an update related to agriculture in Canterbury Plains, New Zealand. Winter green feed, especially oats and kale, were ruined by the weight of the snow in mid-June 2006. The lambs have achieved their target weight despite the heavy snow and are now making way for considering spring cropping options. The Food Miles campaign launched in Great Britain has caught both farmer and media attention in the country.


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