What can we learn from the Kiwis?

14 people travelled to New Zealand as part of the MFMG Study Tour from 2nd – 7th August 2015.

Site visits included:

Meat Works – Palmerston North

Parkvale Mushrooms – Mangitinoka

Rotopai Dairy Farm

Pirinoa Station

Palliser Ridge

Spring Valley – Masterton (Focus Genetics)

Salt Lake (Dominion Salt Limited) – Grassmere Lake

Bonavaree Farm (Doug Avery) – Seddon

Foundation of Arable Reserach site – Chertsey

AgriSeeds – Christchurch

Inspections looked at pasture management, feed budgeting, bull beef processing, dairies, solar salt works, beef/sheep breeding & processing and long term sustainable production of quality produce.