Sharemilker Andrew McPherson is drilling seed on his Waikato dairy farm. He re-grasses a portion of the farm each year after annual grasses have been grazed and also under-sows grass seed in paddocks with established pastures. He says this year it looks like a lot of the farm needs a liberal application of grass seed. Black Beetles have been running rampant in Waikato paddocks. They loosen grass roots so when cows graze they pull out the whole plant leaving bare ground.
24 Mar 2016