Story: Topdressing

Ground spreading

Ground spreading

Spreading fertiliser onto flat and gently rolling land is usually done by contractors with trucks which have a large bin and a spinner at the rear. Some farmers spread fertiliser themselves using smaller equipment.

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Reference: AANR 6325 W3302/10

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John Maber, 'Topdressing - Topdressing today', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 16 June 2024)

Story by John Maber, published 24 Nov 2008