Dryland Pastures

Free lucerne text alert service from Beef + Lamb New Zealand

Beef + Lamb New Zealand offers a free text alert service which delivers lucerne management tips & the latest research from Professor Derrick Moot at Lincoln University & other lucerne experts directly to you. This free service is sent out by Beef + Lamb New Zealand extension manager Aaron Meikle and can be subscribed to at: http://beeflambnz.com/news-events/News/2012/february/text-service-provides-direct-line-to-forage-information/…

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Ashley Dene Lincoln University Dryland Farm – the first 100 years

Dick Lucas has just informed me that the Ashley Dene Centenary book is now available for sale at the Lincoln University bookshop. The book describes the history and development of Ashley Dene since it was purchased by Lincoln Agricultural College in 1909. It contains commentaries from staff, students and farm managers about their time at the farm. Pastoral and livestock…

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Bonavaree Dryland Blog

Doug and Fraser Avery have kindly agreed to let us visit their property on a regular basis to report on what is happening on Bonavaree throughout the farming calendar. Initially Doug has selected three paddocks for us to use in this blog, but flexibility is key to farming successfully in a dryland environment, and so…

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Welcome to dryland pastures blog

We’re working on making our blog a living breathing thing with live info from the field. The information will use on-the-ground knowledge of the farmers using the species successfully within their systems & who will outline their on-farm activity, successes and failures. Additional information and support is provided by the Lincoln University Dryland Pastures Research…

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