Story: Superphosphate

Spreading by truck

Spreading by truck

Superphosphate fertiliser is spread on farmland either by truck or, on hill country, by planes. About half of the total superphosphate spread annually is applied by each method.

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Reference: AANR 6325 W3302/10

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Arthur Duncan, 'Superphosphate - Superphosphate pros and cons', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/15575/spreading-by-truck (accessed 3 December 2021)

Story by Arthur Duncan, published 24 Nov 2008