Kōrero: Soils and regional land use

Farmer scattering magnesium

Farmer scattering magnesium

Pumice soils are naturally low in all nutrients, including trace elements such as magnesium. This farmer is spreading magnesite dust over pasture to prevent grass staggers in his cows, especially in spring.

Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi

New Zealand Herald
Reference: 310707NZHAGFARMER01.jpg
Photograph by Alan Gibson

Permission of the New Zealand Herald must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

Ngā whakaahua me ngā rauemi katoa o tēnei kōrero

Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Allan Gillingham, 'Soils and regional land use - Central and western North Island', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/17096/farmer-scattering-magnesium (accessed 3 August 2020)

He kōrero nā Allan Gillingham, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008