Welcome to Cut the Crop! - keeping you in the know about everything you grow.
Presented by the Foundation for Arable Research (FAR), an applied research and information transfer organisation responsible primarily to New Zealand arable growers.
Researchers, growers and other interesting folk delivering insights and information on topics ranging from agronomy to profitability. Tune in weekly to cultivate your knowledge and add value to your cropping business.
For more information about FAR visit: www.far.org.nz
How do you make the most of irrigation?
What is deficit irrigation? Is variable rate irrigation a good investment? FAR Environmental Researcher, Dirk Wallace, talks to Alison Stewart about how to ensure your maximising the value of irrigation on your farm.
Growers Leading Change…helping arable farmers help themselves
FAR, with support from MPI’s SFFF has recently launched a $2.4 million extension project called Growers Leading Change. Project Leader Anna Heslop talks to Alison Stewart about how it was formed, what it aims to achieve and how growers can get involved.
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Arable Road Trip - November
This week’s road trip calls in to Waikato and Rangitikei in the North Island and then down to Mid and South Canterbury.
Freshwater, Greenhouse Gases & Farm Environment Plans
There’s a lot going in the freshwater, greenhouse gas and farm environment plan compliance space. In this episode, Farm Systems Research Manager Diana Mathers outlines the work that FAR is doing to help growers understand and meet some of the incoming requirements.
Federated Farmers Arable: Action plan
New Federated Farmers Arable Chair Colin Hurst talks to Alison Stewart about opportunities arable for what he hopes to achieve during his three year term.
Regen ag, cover crops and arable systems…does it work?
Leeston arable farmer and regen ag proponent David Birkett is back, talking to Alison Stewart about how he uses cover crops to improve soil quality on his farm.