Kōrero: Topdressing

Organic manure

Organic manure

No doubt the first manure applied to gardens or pastures came from animals. On dairy farms, cow manure accumulates in yards and sheds, and the most efficient means of applying it to pasture was by irrigation or as slurry. This slurry wagon from days gone by is spreading manure onto pasture.

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Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: AANR 6329 DA32,548

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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/16544/organic-manure (accessed 15 December 2019)

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