1. Giant buttercup

    Giant buttercup is unpalatable to dairy cows and poses a serious threat to dairy pastures.

  2. Pests and weeds

    Find how to identify common insect and plant pests on-farm and minimise their impact to pasture here.

  3. Black Field Cricket

    Black field cricket is a serious pasture pest in Northland, Auckland, parts of the Waikato, Bay of Plenty, Hawkes Bay and Manawatu

  4. Clover Root Weevil

    Information about the pest Clover root weevil (Sitona lepidus), first discovered in the Waikato and Auckland in 1996.

  5. Black Beetle

    Black beetle (Heteronychus arator) is a pest in the upper North Island, on light, free draining soils such as peat.

  6. Feed

    Information about feed management on dairy farms, including seasonal management, production systems, supplements, crops and pasture types.