Monday, 24 September 2018 09:37

Immense crop farms amaze Kiwis

Four kiwi arable farmers were amazed recently to see the immensity of the cropping industries in western Europe and Ukraine.

Published in Management
Tuesday, 20 September 2016 13:55

It’s a world record – or is it?

Leeston, Central Canterbury arable farmer David Birkett has unofficially smashed the world record wheat yield by at least 1 tonne/ha.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 22 April 2015 09:36

Arable farmers show how to grow feed

Eat your heart out dairy farmers: even if your pasture is the best in the country it won’t come close to amassing the feed/day a cereal crop can, judging by Foundation of Arable Research  (FAR) findings.

Published in General News
Friday, 20 September 2013 15:59

Noxious weed spill threatens arable sector

SEED OF Europe’s most notorious arable weed, blackgrass, has almost certainly been spilt in Canterbury prompting a cross-industry effort to try to contain the incursion.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 01 May 2012 11:07

Gains in online crop recording

A ONE-STOP crop recording system from Australia to meet all compliance, management and benchmarking requirements here is being considered by the Foundation for Arable Research.

Published in Management
Monday, 16 January 2012 14:38

Cropping conference coming up

The Foundation for Arable Research's (FAR) is hosting its fifth North Island conference in Hamilton next month.

Published in General News
 

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