Story: Shelter on farms

Cattle feeding on tree foliage

Cattle feeding on tree foliage

In times of feed shortage, willow and poplar trees can provide valuable supplementary fodder. This may be from shelter belts or trees planted within paddocks.

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Allan Gillingham, 'Shelter on farms - Benefits of shelter', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/15590/cattle-feeding-on-tree-foliage (accessed 21 November 2019)

Story by Allan Gillingham, published 24 Nov 2008