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.