Kōrero: Farming and the environment

Pugging of pasture

Pugging of pasture

Pugging occurs when wet pasture is trampled by cows, resulting in an almost completely muddy surface. Their hooves create shallow holes of compacted soil, damaging the pasture by burying it in the mud.

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Photograph by Deric Charlton

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Julia Haggerty and Hugh Campbell, 'Farming and the environment - Effects on soil and water', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/17899/pugging-of-pasture (accessed 21 September 2021)

He kōrero nā Julia Haggerty and Hugh Campbell, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008