Award winning southern dairy farmers benefit from tree planting

Cullen, Neil
November 2009
New Zealand Tree Grower;Nov2009, Vol. 30 Issue 4, p34
The article features winners of the 2009 Ballance Farm Environment Awards in New Zealand. Trees are important to Vaughan and Megan Templeton's cow dairy farm, which has a range of soil types. Particular focus is given to the system designed by Vaughan to address the effluent issue at their farm. There are 580 dairy cows in the farm of Stephen and Rhonda Korteweg. Leyland cypress and alders are examples of shelter trees around their house and sheds. Particular focus is given to the benefits of these shelter trees.


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