Fonterra has copped a fair bit of stick from the Hound over the years. However, on this occasionyour old mate…
Lucerne is the world’s most important forage, says Lincoln University professor of plant science Derrick Moot.
Long-time lucerne expert and advocate Professor Derrick Moot of Lincoln University says he’s now getting interest in his work from around the world.
Biocontrol measures that helped Australian farmers control a serious dryland weed for 20 years may at last benefit New Zealand.
Farmers getting very lush lucerne are wondering whether a grain or carbohydrate supplement will help on their lucerne.
The roadside lucerne paddock is freshly cut. The kettle is on the boil and Richard Loe is looking ruefully out his kitchen window, perched high on the north bank of the Waimakariri River.
“The only reason I’m here is because I failed.” How often have you heard a farming event opened with a line like that?
THE NEW Zealand Grassland Association held its 76th annual conference earlier this month, drawing 400 researchers, farmers and rural professionals to Alexandra for three days of scientific papers and field trips.