Giant Buttercup Management Field Day - Manawatu

Giant Buttercup management field day open to all farmers. AgResearch scientists Dr Graeme Bourdot and Dr Shina Lamoureaux will provide a hands-on demonstration of measuring and managing buttercup within pasture.

Topics of the day will include:

  • Use of an app to assess the economic feasibility of spraying out buttercup
  • What weed spray to use and how the chemical mechanisms work
  • Seasonal management recommendations
  • Controlling buttercup within mixed sward pastures

There will also be an update on the Tararua Plantain Rollout project, including results of Year 1 on-farm monitoring.

Lunch will be provided!

Protect our industry - please arrive with clean boots to reduce the risk of spreading a disease, pest or weed.

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