Story: Waikato region

Agricultural research

Ruakura Research Centre, which opened at Hamilton in 1939, has carried out a wide range of agricultural research, including work on animal nutrition, genetics, pastures and dairying. This 1966 film shows an experiment to pinpoint the optimal time for shearing sheep.

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Reference: Pictorial Parade 178. National Film Unit, 1966

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Nancy Swarbrick, 'Waikato region - Farm services', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/video/27121/agricultural-research (accessed 21 January 2020)

Story by Nancy Swarbrick, updated 1 Jul 2015