What happens when it does rain?

Mwendwa, James
April 2010
New Zealand Dairy Exporter;Apr2010, Vol. 85 Issue 9, p103
Trade Publication
The article discusses ways to address drought being experienced by Northland farmers in New Zealand. The author advises involving family and staff in the planning process and consulting advisers and seed specialists with good pasture and crop experience. He stresses the importance of developing an action plan for each paddock. He highlights the role of using rotational grazing in allowing plants to spread and replace root reserves. He also presents options for repairing drought-damaged pasture.


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