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Hill country farmers’ efforts to prevent soil loss through erosion are being increasingly scrutinised.
Sheep and beef farmers are increasingly finishing stock on hill country forage crops and pastures, with a resultant drop in erosion risk.
OPINION: Beware the snag in the incentivised pushing by central and local government to get hill country into trees.
An innate curiosity for 'why things happen' made Lincoln University PhD candidate Amy Whitley a natural fit for scientific research.
With winter approaching, Taranaki hill country farmers must remember the importance of soil stabilisation measures like poplar poles, and take action accordingly.
Farmers need to change their thinking about the value of spreading fertiliser on the hill country, an expert in the field claims.
Scientists at Massey University have confirmed what farmers have known for years: cows do not like to walk uphill.
IRRIGATIONNZ, WITH MPI Sustainable Farming Fund, AgResearch, Landcare Research and Aqualinc, has produced a guide to irrigating steeper slopes.