Yearly Archives: 2012

Farming Matters with Andrew Jackson

  Dairy Conversion: Infant Stages The dairy conversion has been a learning curve, with some highs and some lows thrown in there as well. We have learnt a lot about the effects of poor pasture quality and I’m sure we are going to learn about the idiosyncrasies associated with dry-land dairy farming in Mid Canterbury

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Feed Trading with Bruce Lilley

What a pleasure to have some fine, sunny weather after a cool frosty winter and a wet early spring. Methven Senior Rugby and Netball teams have made us all proud by winning their respective competitions. With calving and lambing in full swing the silage season will soon be upon us.   Grass Silage: The Staple

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Jackson Holmes spring newsletter 2012

Check out our Spring 2012 newsletter here:

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New Zealand Contractor – Jackson Holmes 2011/2012 Video

Video of Andrew Jackson Baling Contractors and Jackson & Holmes Forage Harvesting in full flight around Canterbury 2011/2012.

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Stacked | Jackson Holmes Video

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Debs & Paul – Their Story

Misty Downs Farms Ltd. Paul Adams and Debs Taggart are in their fifth season as equity managers on their 191ha (effective) dairy farm.The farm is in the higher rain fall area of Mt Hutt and receives an average rain fall of 45 inches. Paul’s area of focus is the practical aspects of dairying and feed

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