4 Nov 2016

Regional Wrap

From Regional Wrap, 9:07 pm on 4 November 2016
Plantain and clover pasture mix

Plantain and clover pasture mix Photo: RNZ/Susan Murray

In Bay of Plenty gold kiwifruit are flowering and bees are being deposited around orchards, maize planting is running nearly two weeks late in most North Island regions and milk flows are 10 to 15% behind on a daily basis compared with last year.  Meanwhile in Canterbury baleage contractors are flat out and recently sown kale and fodder beet crops are emerging. A Southland sheep farmer says he's having the best spring in 30 years.