Upper Waikato nutrient efficiency study farmer follow up
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Report: TR 2010/31
Author: AgFirst Waikato
The upper Waikato nutrient efficiency study was completed in 2009. Farmers had the opportunity to attend a meeting to discuss the overall findings shortly after. A follow-up visit to each participating farmer was carried out to determine what changes had been adopted as a result of the initial analysis, and to review the extension process used.
This document summarises the overall themes from the on farm meetings, as well as notes from the visits.
|Direct result/uptake of the study on farm||4|
|Feedback on the low leaching scenarios||4|
|Feedback on the extension effort required in future||5|
|Additional points raised||7|
|Farmer visit and feedback||8|
|High intensity dairy farms||8|
|Medium and low intensity dairy farms||14|
|Sheep and beef farms||24|