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Survey of management practices of dairy cows grazing kale in Canterbury
(New Zealand Grassland Association., 2008)
Many dairy cows, particularly in southern New Zealand have kale (Brassica olercaea) as a major component of their winter diet. Anecdotal evidence suggests variable results in cow body condition are achieved when kale is used ...
Control of gorse (Ulex europaeus) in dryland pasture converted from Pinus radiata forest
(New Zealand Plant Protection Society, 2007-09-24)
The effect of crop sequence, pasture species mixture and nitrogen fertiliser on gorse establishment was monitored over 23 months in land converted from pine forest to a dryland sheep pasture. There were fewer gorse plants in ...
Can salt increase oversowing success on south facing hill country?
(Lincoln University, Agriculture Group., 2006-11)
Salt application is a tool for pasture management and improvement in the hill/high country that could be used together with other methods such as herbicides, seeding, sub-division, grazing management and fertiliser.
Can topdressing with salt increase oversowing success and pasture quality on steep, south facing slopes in hill country pastures?
(New Zealand Grassland Association, 2006)
Two experiments were conducted in sodium deficient (<0.03% Na in DM) pastures on steep, south facing slopes at Mt Grand, Hawea, Central Otago (600 m.a.s.l), to determine the effect of the application of coarse salt (NaCl) ...
Production and composition of nil and MAX P™ tall fescue pastures on dry, stony soils.
(Lincoln University, 2007)
The objective of the study was to determine the effect of tall fescue endophyte AR542 (MAX P™) on dryland pasture production and composition, weed invasion, and sheep gazing preference in Canterbury, New Zealand