NZ – Final Thoughts

***WARNING: THIS POST CONTAINS TRACES OF SWEEPING STATEMENTS*** So what have I learnt in the last two weeks? Certainly I know a lot more about the details of farming in New Zealand. But is it relevant to me how you grow onion seeds, why variable rate irrigation is better, or why all the farms hereContinue reading “NZ – Final Thoughts”

Day Twelve

My last day of visits in NZ, and no farms. Today I went to two research institutions, and one fertiliser distribution centre.This depot, near Rolleston, makes up custom blends of fertilisers on the fly, and they get mixed then tipped straight into either bulk trucks or fertiliser spreaders. There is pretty much everything here, fromContinue reading “Day Twelve”