Diaries of a ‘milk from grass’ pioneer

Diaries of a ‘milk from grass’ pioneer

A Touch of Grass is the somewhat weighty, but fascinating account of Alan Kyle’s life. A pioneering farmer born in 1937 in Northern Ireland, he has drawn the words from diaries he wrote from 1952 until retirement in 1999, and includes hundreds of photos of the farms,...
Maintaining a resilient dairy business

Maintaining a resilient dairy business

It was great to see Paul Bird the other day, the first New Zealand grassland consultant to set up discussion groups here, and encouraging dairy farmers to stop using feeder wagons and produce more milk from grazed grass. Paul started in 1997. He just happened to be...

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