Weeds no problem

Harrington, Kerry
May 2012
New Zealand Dairy Exporter;May2012, Vol. 87 Issue 10, p99
Trade Publication
The article offers information on the organic versus conventional trials being undertaken at Massey University in New Zealand. After monitoring weeds every six months for eight years in 10 organic paddocks and 10 conventional paddocks, the trial found very little difference in weed composition between the two farming systems. The research also found a huge variability in weed growth in the permanent pastures between visits, between paddocks and between farmlets.


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