Kōrero: Fire and agriculture

Sowing grass seed (3 o 3)

Sowing grass seed

In a 1929 advertisement from the Arthur Yates seed company, a man spreads grass seed on burnt bush land in the Hokianga. It must have been an unpleasant task as the fine ash would have covered the seed-sower from head to toe.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: Eph-A-HORTICULTURE-YATES-1929-cover

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Robert Peden, 'Fire and agriculture - North Island farms: bush and fern', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/ephemera/15214/sowing-grass-seed (accessed 19 May 2022)

He kōrero nā Robert Peden, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008