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Milking shed

Milking shed

Although the relative importance of agriculture has declined in both employment and production, many forms of agriculture remain internationally competitive. The largest contributor is dairy farming, where there has been much investment in new technology such as milking sheds. Here a farm consultant points out milking techniques to school pupils from Otago and Southland.

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Otago Daily Times
Reference: 20 March 2004

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Brian Easton, 'Economy - Agricultural production', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 14 April 2024)

Story by Brian Easton, updated 1 Sep 2016