Story: Farming in the economy

McMeekan makes a speech

McMeekan makes a speech

Percy McMeekan addresses a farmers’ field day. Under McMeekan, Ruakura Animal Research Station became highly regarded throughout the world for its research into animal production. McMeekan was known for his ability to communicate the results of this work to farmers.

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Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: AANR 6329 52 DA 6453
Photograph by Fraser Niederer

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Robert Peden, 'Farming in the economy - Times of change, 1920 to 1950', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 29 May 2024)

Story by Robert Peden, published 24 Nov 2008