Story: Rural media

A farming diary

Many early farming journals published articles listing seasonal farming tasks. This page from the October 1885 issue of the New Zealand Farmer describes jobs to do in October and November in northern districts, with a focus on planting crops and pasture.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: S-L 834-COVER

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Nancy Swarbrick, 'Rural media - From print to digital publications', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/zoomify/18026/a-farming-diary (accessed 19 August 2019)

Story by Nancy Swarbrick, published 24 Nov 2008