Dryland Pastures

Red Meat Profit Partnership – Lucerne and other dryland legumes

Up Coming Event: Red Meat Profit Partnership conference call – Lucerne and other dryland legumes. When: Wednesday 17 August at 7.30 pm This conference call will run from 7.30 pm – 8.15 pm (45 mins). Outline: Lucerne is one of the oldest fodder crops known to humans, and its history in New Zealand is long. During the late…

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High Country Lucerne Development Field Day – Thursday 28 July

Upcoming Field Day: High Country Lucerne Development                                                            Where: Flock Hill Station, Arthurs Pass                            …

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Farm survey – responses needed on horehound levels on farm

The Horehound Biocontrol Group is seeking input about the magnitude of horehound problem, especially in Lucerne. With lucerne growing more widespread and already occupying over 150,000 ha, we notice horehound (Marrubium vulgare) is rearing its head as one of the worst weeds in lucerne stands, especially on extensive properties with ridges and areas with difficult…

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