Story: Dairying and dairy products

Irrigated Southland dairy pastures

Irrigated Southland dairy pastures

A large part of the increase in dairying in Southland is due to conversion of former sheep and beef farms. The introduction of large-scale irrigation units has further boosted production. This Southland dairy farm is irrigated.

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Hugh Stringleman and Frank Scrimgeour, 'Dairying and dairy products - Dairying in the 2000s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 20 April 2024)

Story by Hugh Stringleman and Frank Scrimgeour, published 24 Nov 2008