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Trees on Farms Videos: Canterbury plains

  • Brian Dixon, Little Down, Rangiora, Central Canterbury branch
    Brian Dixon describes this 230-hectare drystock farm where trees were predominantly planted for shelter when large paddocks were sub-divided. Also small blocks of pine were planted on steeper land -…
  • Peter Winter, Ashburton branch
    This 220 hectare irrigated Canterbury plains farm is a specialist cropping and finishing property. Two-row, two species shelter plantings have been established with soil conservation a priority; however irrigation has…
  • Martyn and Maree Bush, Birchwood, Ashburton branch
    Martyn Bush describes his 295-ha mixed arable and breeding and finishing property with sheep, cattle and deer on the Canterbury Plains. Shelter plantings are highly valued for animal welfare. No…

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