Kōrero: Fertiliser industry

Aerial topdressing

Aerial topdressing

New Zealand pioneered the technique of topdressing – spreading fertiliser from aircraft. Without this technology, hill and high-country pastures could not have become so productive.

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Ants Roberts, 'Fertiliser industry - Research and quality assurance', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/15855/aerial-topdressing (accessed 24 September 2019)

Story by Ants Roberts, published 24 Nov 2008