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Rock Breaking & Raised Beds Sticky Beak Walk

Wednesday 26 September - 3pm at Bruce McLean’s 

127 McNeil Road, Bool Lagoon

 

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Keith Trial Walk

Thursday September 20, 9am – 11.00am at Kym and Chad Makin’s property

 

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Southern Pulse Extension Project

South East Pulse Check Discussion Group: Pre-canopy Closure Meeting and Crop Walk 

Wednesday September 12, meet at Cox Rural Keith 8.30am

 

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What can we learn from the Kiwis?         

 

14 people travelled to New Zealand as part of the MFMG Study Tour from 2nd – 7th August 2015.

 

Site visits included:

Meat Works - Palmerston North

Parkvale Mushrooms - Mangitinoka  

Rotopai Dairy Farm

Pirinoa Station

Palliser Ridge

Spring Valley - Masterton (Focus Genetics)

Salt Lake (Dominion Salt Limited) - Grassmere Lake

Bonavaree Farm (Doug Avery) - Seddon

Foundation of Arable Reserach site - Chertsey

AgriSeeds - Christchurch

 

Inspections looked at pasture management, feed budgeting, bull beef processing, dairies, solar salt works, beef/sheep breeding & processing and long term sustainable production of quality produce.

 

>> View Photos of Study Tour 2015