Kōrero: Soils and regional land use

Sheep farm, Southland

Sheep farm, Southland

Southland has a reliable climate for grass growing. Despite cool temperatures compared with the North Island, with adequate fertiliser the region can produce just as much pasture. As in other areas of New Zealand, large tracts have been converted to dairy farming.

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Bruce Burgess Photography
Photograph by Bruce Burgess

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Allan Gillingham, 'Soils and regional land use - Eastern and southern South Island', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/17113/sheep-farm-southland (accessed 11 August 2020)

He kōrero nā Allan Gillingham, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008