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October 2014: AgriHQ

Regrassing to the Max

Published by AgriHQ, October 2014

In the next four months Canterbury dairy farmer Leo Donkers will regrass 40% of the area across his three farms. Anne Lee takes a look at how that’s possible and what he’s learned from last season’s foray into this massive exercise.

Last season Leo Donkers and the team at his family-owned Camden Group embarked on an ambitious plan to regrass the entire 800ha of the milking platform across their three pivot- and spray-irrigated Te Pirita and Bankside dairy farms in just three years.