Kōrero: Topdressing

Aerial topdressing

Aerial topdressing

Spreading fertiliser over the land is referred to as topdressing. Applying it from aircraft was pioneered in New Zealand, and has been the main factor in the development of hill-country farming.

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Photograph by Allan Gillingham

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

John Maber, 'Topdressing - Fertilisers and spreading methods', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/16543/aerial-topdressing (accessed 9 August 2020)

He kōrero nā John Maber, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008