Kōrero: Arable farming

Border dyke irrigation

In regions with low annual rainfall, irrigation allows farmers to increase production, and also to have reliable production from year to year. Irrigation systems are costly and so the crops or animal produce from the farm must be able to more than compensate for the investment.

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Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: Canterbury is a Hundred. National Film Unit, 1950

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Sue Zydenbos, 'Arable farming - Fertiliser and irrigation', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/video/17587/border-dyke-irrigation (accessed 26 October 2021)

He kōrero nā Sue Zydenbos, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008