Kōrero: Agricultural and horticultural research

Expansion of fencing, 1851–1887

Expansion of fencing, 1851–1887

Until cheap fencing wire became available in the 1860s, farmers had limited ability to manage sheep and cattle and control the spread of disease. In the 20 years from 1862 to 1882 more than 6 million hectares of farmland was fenced.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Ross Galbreath, 'Agricultural and horticultural research - Early days', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/graph/19626/expansion-of-fencing-1851-1887 (accessed 19 November 2019)

He kōrero nā Ross Galbreath, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008