Monthly Archives: April 2015

Upcoming Events: April – May

Upcoming events for Farm Forestry, Tree Crops Association, Canterbury Botanical Society and the NZ Dryland Forest Initiative. Advertisements

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Reminder: 100 years 100 horses, ANZAC Day services at Hawarden and Waikari

This Saturday, 25th April is the 100 year anniversary of the British invasion of the Gallipoli Peninsula in Turkey.  ANZACs, the newly formed Australia and New Zealand Army Corp, were a key part of the planned invasion that quickly turned … Continue reading

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Buttercup Bad, Mo Taku He

It’s not my intent to post day by day happenings with our animals, however I got taught a sharp lesson a week ago. With the continuing dry we’d put our small sheep flock on the flood plain of the creek … Continue reading

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Predictably Unpredictable and Unseasonable

It has been unseasonably warm, last week there were a couple of sticky days where stripping down to shorts wasn’t enough (I’ll spare you the photo) and we hadn’t had a frost (we usually get a couple in late February),  … Continue reading

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Tree Croppers: Something for Everyone

Tree Croppers have had 2 field days this year, the first was to Hikuika Farm at Little River back on the 14th of February, and then last weekend to a property at Eyrewell ‘Wild about Saffron’. Little River is out … Continue reading

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