Story: Organic farming



In organic arable crops during their growing season, weeds are mostly controlled mechanically. This Canterbury farmer is pulling a tine-weeder (a type of flexible harrow) across a field of young peas to reduce the number of emerging weeds.

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Seager Mason, 'Organic farming - Types of produce', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 23 July 2024)

Story by Seager Mason, published 24 Nov 2008