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Reedy Creek Mid-SE Irrigators & MFMG Pasture Field walk ‘Messina & More’

Held Thursday 16 November 2017 starting at Avenue Range

 

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Good Clover Bad Clover

Oestrogenic clovers can significantly impact lambing percentages. Read the first of the fact sheets produced as part of this project and handouts from the October Sheep Field Day

 

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Pulse Check Groups Pre-Harvest Meetings

Held Wednesday 8th November 2017 at Keith

 

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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