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  1. Feed

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

    https://www.dairynz.co.nz/feed/

  2. Black Beetle

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

    https://www.dairynz.co.nz/feed/pasture-management/growing-pasture/pests-and-weeds/black-beetle/

  3. Clover Root Weevil

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

    https://www.dairynz.co.nz/feed/pasture-management/growing-pasture/pests-and-weeds/clover-root-weevil/

  4. 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

    https://www.dairynz.co.nz/feed/pasture-management/growing-pasture/pests-and-weeds/black-field-cricket/

  5. Pests and weeds

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

    https://www.dairynz.co.nz/feed/pasture-management/growing-pasture/pests-and-weeds/

  6. Nature to the rescue: Biocontrol of pasture pests

    Biocontrol of invasive exotic weeds and pests has proved highly-cost effective in New Zealand with some spectacular recent successes.

    https://www.dairynz.co.nz/news/latest-news/nature-to-the-rescue-biocontrol-of-pasture-pests/