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Summary of the 2020 Year

Executive summary Reducing Sediment Loss From Winter Crops – Science Report, May 2021 Update Update Brendon Malcolm, Nathan Arnold,...

Project Extension

This project has been extended 12 months due to the low rainfall experienced in the winter of 2020 meaning little to no sediment movement...

Reducing sediment loss from winter crops

Science report from November 2019. Sediment in waterways can have major environmental impacts on fresh water quality, and is consequently...

Satellite sediment trap setup

Shortly, we'll be able to share our results from all the data we've been collecting at our research sites. This picture shows some of the...

Drone photos show crop growth

Drone technology is great at showing a different perspective when looking at crop growth. We sent our drone up to capture the development...

Catch Crop Success at Babylon Station

Farm Manager, Kieran Wills has had great success with catch crops at Babylon Station. This is not one of our research sites, however...

Site construction at Poukawa

The sediment traps were built by Plant and Food in late May , with the catch crops sown just prior

Kale crop at Flag Range Road

The Flag Range Road site is that one one of our farmer participants in the project. This site is a higher rainfall one then the <800 mm...

Kale Crop at Poukawa

Images of Kale crop at Poukawa This crop was sown in September by direct drill. It struggled a little early on due to a drish spring but...

Catch Crop Project is underway

We are excited to get the Catch Crop NZ project underway! Thanks to the support of our co-funders, our team of scientists and our farming...

 

CATCH CROP BLOG


Keep up with the latest progress on the cacth crop project. We welcome your comments on each blog post.