Story: Rock, limestone and clay

Topdressing

View footage of a topdressing plane spreading fertiliser. Aerial topdressing was used extensively in New Zealand in the 1950s and 1960s to improve the quality of rugged farmland.

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Carl Walrond, 'Rock, limestone and clay - Other minerals', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/video/5262/topdressing (accessed 13 April 2021)

Story by Carl Walrond, published 12 Jun 2006