1. Feed

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

  2. Black Beetle

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

  3. Clover Root Weevil

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

  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

  5. Pests and weeds

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

  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.

  7. Giant buttercup

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