Story: Organic farming

Inspecting drench-free cattle

Inspecting drench-free cattle

In the late 1980s a comparative study of conventional and organic farming was undertaken at the Flock House research farm near Bulls. The farm’s manager, John Ransom (left), and scientist Antony Roberts pose in front of cattle that have been raised on organic pastures and have never been drenched.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Dominion Post Collection (PAColl-7327)
Reference: EP/1988/3337/23
Photograph by Ross Giblin

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Seager Mason, 'Organic farming - Organics in New Zealand', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 19 July 2024)

Story by Seager Mason, published 24 Nov 2008