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Treegrower articles

Integrating trees with high productivity irrigated dairying

Organics and farm forestry – a natural synergy?

Earning brownie points for the dairy industry

Dairy farm planting for shelter

Remember the four Ps: Planning for successful shelter systems

Dairy run-offs

In summer, shade rules: The science behind why trees help maintain dairy productivity

Reuse of Farm Dairy Effluent
Coppiced poplars and willows show potential for use in effluent irrigated systems (external link)  


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Other sources of information

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Dairy shelter on the Canterbury Plains 

SFF Project L09/023 report 

Reviews current literature and explores how shelter and shade influence production in a dairy farming system on the Canterbury plains. Considers what value there is in replanting shelter trees on Canterbury dairy farms. 

AgResearch publications 

Free 

UR 

Goulter (2010)

Riparian zone/waterway management 

Dairy NZ 

Comprehensive resources from Dairy NZ. Includes a riparian planner brochure with guidelines for planting riparian strips. 

www.dairynz.co.nz/page/
pageid/2145862589/
Waterway_Management

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