Tag Archives: Hauraki Plains

Sunshine at last

Sunshine is certainly not what North America needs right now but for New Zealand farmers it is welcomed with open arms. Pasture sugar levels are low from lack of sunshine for the past month so cows are losing weight and … Continue reading

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Fine line between getting it right or wrong

There is a fine line between preventing pugging damage to wet water logged paddocks. This photo shows a clear line to the right where the farmer has left the herd on too long. This is in stark comparison to the left hand side of … Continue reading

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Week one down on the farm.

45 mls of rain fell over night on the Hauraki Plains to go with the 50 mls of rain last week. Jobs on the farm increase 10 fold in the wet weather as farmers try to reduce any risk of pugging. This week … Continue reading

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