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NZ Dairy Exporter reveals another success story for Pasture Meter and FarmKeeper

“Using information on when each paddock was grazed, how many cows grazed it and for how long, in graph form tallied over a season clearly showed the poorer producing areas. ‘From there we asked why those paddocks weren’t performing,’ Corrigan said. ‘Was it the soils, fertility, age of pastures, weeds, irrigation—what?” Despite around 70 percent of the farm being regrassed or oversown with modern cultivars in the past six years, they found old pasture species had invaded many of the poorer paddocks because of previous inconsistent grazing residuals. The data also caused them to question their irrigation system, so they had their pumps checked along with the volumes and pressures through the K-Line system, and the uniformity of application....”  Anne Lee, NZ Dairy Exporter (July 2009)

Read the full story in the NZ Dairy Exporter (July issue), click here or view online at www.pasturemeter.co.nz