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Our Field Days

See our field day handouts and conference presentations.

Our Field Days

See our field day handouts and conference presentations.

2018 - 2017

2018
31 Aug Lucerne Transformation - Geneva, Switzerland. Presentation to the European Society of Agronomy Conference (Youtube video approx. 13 mins) Derrick Moot
30 Aug Dairying in Canterbury - Geneva, Switzerland. Presentation to the European Society of Agronomy Conference (Youtube video approx. 15 mins) Derrick Moot
landscape 19 Jul  Lucerne Update - Tarras (PDF 5.7 MB) Derrick Moot
landscape 07 Jun Legumes regenerate pastures - Balclutha (PDF 12.4 MB) Derrick Moot
landscape 07 Jun Reflections of a scientist - Balclutha (PDF 3.8 MB) Derrick Moot
landscape 18 Apr Lucerne - why & how - Coyhaique, Chile (PDF 9.7 MB) Derrick Moot
landscape 07 Mar Lucerne - Drummond (PDF 4.6 MB) Derrick Moot
2017
landscape 01 Dec NZ Agricultural Production - Alberta, Canada at LU (PDF 17.9 MB) Derrick Moot
23 Nov "Focus on Sub" field day booklet - Koromiko, North Canterbury (PDF 2.1 MB) Derrick Moot, Dick Lucas & the Dryland Pastures Research Team
landscape 15 Nov Legumes reduce risk in dryland farming - FMG, Hawkes Bay (PDF 5.0 MB) Derrick Moot
landscape 13 Sep Dryland Pastures - Farmlands, Taupo (PDF 8.2 MB) Derrick Moot
landscape 06 Sep Legumes Regenerate Pastures - Ray Brougham Trophy Lecture, Lincoln University (PDF 10.6 MB) Derrick Moot
landscape 21 Aug Agronomy of crops and pastures - Incitec Pivot, Lincoln University (PDF 5.8 MB) Derrick Moot
landscape 28 Mar Annual Clover Options - Marlborough (PDF 7.1 MB) Derrick Moot
 

2016 - 2015

2016
15 Nov Legumes in the High Country - Omarama Station(PDF 2.3 MB) The Dryland Pastures Research (DPR) Team
09 Nov Wairoa Field Day Booklet - Waiau Station (PDF 4.7 MB) The Dryland Pastures Research Team
landscape 04 Nov Calculating "Hydrothermal time" to quantify seed germination of tall fescue - NZ Grassland Association Conference presentation,Timaru (PDF 0.7 MB) S Sharifiamina, DJ Moot & M Bloomberg
landscape 04 Nov Impact of autumn (fall) dormancy rating on growth and development of seedling lucerne - NZ Grassland Association Conference presentation, Timaru (PDF 1.0 MB) HT Ta, EI Teixeira & DJ Moot
landscape 04 Nov Premature mammary development in ewe lambs exposed to an oestrogenic lucerne pasture- NZ Grassland Association Conference presentation, Timaru (PDF 0.5 MB) RL Fields, GK Burrell & DJ Moot
landscape 04 Nov Liveweight production of ewes and lambs grazing a dryland lucerne monoculture with or without barley grain supplementation - NZ Grassland Association Conference presentation, Timaru (PDF 1.0 MB) DJ Moot, A Mills, MM Roux & M Smith
landscape 04 Nov Insect populations of six dryland pastures grown in Canterbury - NZ Grassland Association Conference presentation, Timaru (PDF 1.3 MB) NJ Morris, M Smith, A Mills, MR McNeill & DJ Moot
landscape 04 Nov Productivity and composition of perennial lupin pastures in response to six growing rates, lime application and lupin type at Glenmore Station, Lake Tekapo - NZ Grassland Association Conference presentation, Timaru (PDF 3.6 MB) KM Pollock & DJ Moot
landscape 04 Nov Relationships between total dry matter yield and height of dryland lucerne- NZ Grassland Association Conference presentation, Timaru (PDF 0.8 MB) A Mills, M Smith & DJ Moot
landscape 04 Nov Evaluation of lupin/cocksfoot relative to Lucerne under summer dry conditions - NZ Grassland Association Conference presentation, Timaru (PDF 2.6 MB) AD Black & TP Ryan-Salter
02 Nov 'Sub 4 Spring': Sub clover cultivar Field Day Booklet - Rock Farm, Cave (PDF 1.0 MB) The Dryland Pastures Research Team
landscape 02 Nov Optimal grazing management to achieve high yields and utilization of dryland lucerne - NZ Grassland Association Conference presentation, Timaru (PDF 1.0 MB) DJ Moot, SM Bennett, A Mills & M Smith
26-27 Oct Annual clovers in dryland systems - Tokaroa Farm, Wairarapa and Poukawa Research Farm, Hawkes Bay (PDF 4.3 MB) The Dryland Pastures Research Team
14 Oct Guide for subterranean clover identification and use in New Zealand (1st Edition) (PDF 3.0 MB) Derrick Moot & the Dryland Pastures Research Team
12 Oct Pastoral 21 Field Day - Ashley Dene, Canterbury (PDF 3.3 MB) The Dryland Pastures Research Team
landscape 15 Sep Lucerne Agronomy - Ararat, Australia (PDF 7.6 MB) Derrick Moot
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14 Sep Transforming dryland sheep and beef farms - Ararat, Australia (PDF 6.2 MB) Derrick Moot

landscape 28 Jul Lucerne Agronomy - Ballance, Farmlands, Flock Hill Station (PDF 6.3 MB) Derrick Moot
landscape 25 JulLegumes for Dryland Farms - Agriseeds, Darfield (PDF 12.0 MB) Derrick Moot
landscape 21 Jun Transforming dryland sheep and beef farms - NZ Veterinary Association Conference, Hamilton (PDF 4.4 MB) Derrick Moot
05 May Sub 4 Spring Field Day Booklet - Koromiko, North Canterbury (PDF 1.8 MB) Derrick Moot, Dick Lucas with the Dryland Pastures Research Team
landscape 03 Mar Lucerne Agronomy - Dunback (PDF 3.5 MB) Derrick Moot
 
2015
17 Dec A reproductive development scale for arrowleaf, balansa, gland and Persian clovers (PDF 3.2 MB) H. Nori, D.P. Monks & D.J. Moot
landscape 23 Nov Lucerne in Vineyards? - Central Otago - Mt Difficulty (PDF 2.5 MB) Derrick Moot
landscape 4 Nov Dry matter and sheep production of four dryland tall fescue-clover pasture 4-6 years after establishment - NZ Grassland Association Conference presentation, Masterton (PDF 0.4 MB) AD Black & JL Moir
30 Oct Grazing Experiments at Ashley Dene - BLNZ/Pastoral 21 Field Day Handout (PDF 2.5 MB) DJ Moot; RJ Lucas; AD Black; A Mills; K Wigley; R Downward; M Smith
landscape 22 Oct Dryland Pastures - Presentation to International Agriculture Journalists, Lincoln (PDF 3.2 MB) Derrick Moot
landscape 21 Oct Dryland Pastures - Presentation to the NZIAHS forum on "Sustainable Farming Systems for the Future, Lincoln (PDF 4.7 MB) Derrick Moot
landscape 29 Sep Lucerne Agronomy - Taupo (PDF 2.9 MB) Derrick Moot
29 Sep Can lucerne improve animal performance? - Taupo (PDF 0.3 MB) Paul Kenyon, International Sheep Research Centre, Massey University
landscape 29 Sep Nitrate leaching from cut & carry lucerne - Taupo (PDF 1.4 MB) Malcolm McLeod, Landcare Research
landscape 19 Aug Lucerne Agronomy - Grasslands Event, Howlong, NSW, Australia (PDF 3.8 MB) Derrick Moot
landscape 12 Aug Lucerne Agronomy - PGG Wrightsons, Kimihia (PDF 4.1 MB) Derrick Moot
landscape 07 Jul Dryland Pastures - Presentation to the Biodiversity and Ecosystem Working Group, Lincoln (PDF 4.1 MB) Derrick Moot
landscape 24 Jun Bradyrhizobia with a distinct nodA gene nodulate Lupinus polyphyllus in New Zealand soils - Presentation to XIV Lupin Conference, Milan, Italy (PDF 2.4 MB) AD Black, T Ryan-Salter, W Liu, DJ Moot, GD Hill, M Andrews
landscape 24 Jun Dryland Pastures - ECAN presentation, Christchurch (PDF 4.6 MB) Derrick Moot
landscape 24 Jun Drought proofing farming without irrigation - ECAN presentation, Christchurch (PDF 0.3MB) Boyd MacDonald Lone Star Farms
landscape 22 Jun Liveweight gain of young sheep grazing perennial lupin-cocksfoot pasture compared with pure lucerne pasture. Presentation to XIV Lupin Conference, Milan, Italy (PDF 3.0 MB) AD Black, T Ryan-Salter, G Loxton, DJ Moot
landscape 22 Jun Merino lamb and wool production from a commercial stand of perennial lupin (Lupinus polyphyllus) on a high country farm in New Zealand. Presentation to XIV Lupin Conference, Milan, Italy (PDF 3.6 MB) AD Black, G Loxton, T Ryan-Salter, DJ Moot
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22 May Improving high country & dryland pastures - South Island High Country Conference presentation, Hanmer Springs (PDF 13.0 MB) Alistair Black

landscape 18 May Lucerne Grazing Management - Hawkes Bay (PDF 6.2 MB) Derrick Moot
landscape 11 May Legumes for Dryland Pastures (presentation) - BLNZ Palmerston North (PDF 2.6 MB) Dick Lucas
11 May Legumes for Dryland Pastures Field Day Booklet - BLNZ Palmerston North (PDF 2.3 MB) Dick Lucas & Derrick Moot
landscape 07 May Lucerne Agronomy - Taihape (PDF 4.1 MB) Derrick Moot
landscape 17 Feb Dryland Pastures - Visitors from Delaware, Lincoln University (PDF 4.5 MB) Derrick Moot

2014 - 2013

2014
landscape 19 Nov Lucerne Agronomy – Windwhistle (PDF 8.3 MB) Derrick Moot
landscape 07 Nov Caucasian clover responses to fertiliser, lime & rhizobia inoculation at Lake Heron Station, Canterbury - NZ Grassland Association Conference presentation, Alexandra (PDF 5.3 MB) AD Black, A Harvey, JL Moir & DJ Moot
landscape 06 Nov Seed potato physiological age and crop establishment - Agronomy New Zealand Annual Conference presentation, Alexandra (PDF 1.2 MB) JS Oliveira, DJ Moot & HE Brown
landscape 06 Nov Perennial lupin establishment and yield when sown at five different rates at Glenmore Station, Lake Tekapo - NZ Grassland Association Conference presentation, Alexandra (PDF 8.0 MB) DJ Moot & KM Pollock
landscape 05 Nov Sheep performance on perennial lupins at Sawdon Station, Lake Tekapo - NZ Grassland Association Conference presentation, Alexandra (PDF 5.7 MB) S Loxton, AD Black, T Ryan-Salter & DJ Moot
landscape 05 Nov Yield & composition of lucerne stands in Central Otago after different winter grazing and weed control treatments - NZ Grassland Association Conference presentation, Alexandra (PDF 3.0 MB) M Roux, S Leask & DJ Moot
landscape 22 Oct Research & Extension on Alfalfa in New Zealand - 37th Argentinean Congress of Animal Production, Buenos Aires, Argentina (PDF 9.4 MB) Derrick Moot
landscape 17 Oct Alfalfa Grazing Management - Pergamino, Argentina (PDF 6.2 MB) Derrick Moot
landscape 17 Oct Alfalfa Establishment - Pergamino, Argentina (PDF 4.5 MB) Derrick Moot
landscape 16 Oct Temperate Pastures - Pergamino, Argentina (PDF 4.1 MB) Derrick Moot
landscape 15 Oct Crop Growth - Pergamino, Argentina (PDF 1.9 MB) Derrick Moot
landscape 15 Oct Crop Development - Pergamino, Argentina (PDF 2.5 MB) Derrick Moot
landscape 19 Sep Lucerne Agronomy - Middlemarch (PDF 9.9 MB) Derrick Moot
landscape 17 Sep Lucerne Agronomy - Te Anau (PDF 4.8 MB) Derrick Moot
12 Sep Grazing Experiments at Ashley Dene - Field Day Handout (PDF 1.1 MB) DJ Moot; RJ Lucas; AD Black; A Mills; K Wigley; R Downward; M Smith
landscape 05 Sep Update on Dryland Pastures Research - Timaru (PDF 22.0 MB) Derrick Moot
landscape 04 Sep Dryland Pastures Update - Invermay (PDF 23.3 MB) Derrick Moot
landscape 28 Aug Update on Dryland Pastures Research at Lincoln - Marlborough Research Centre (PDF 7.8 MB) Derrick Moot
landscape 29 Jul Agronomy of Crops & Pastures - Wagga Wagga, NSW, Australia (PDF 6.4 MB) Derrick Moot
landscape 28 Jul Lucerne Agronomy - Sheparton, Victoria, Australia (PDF 4.0 MB) Derrick Moot
landscape 24 Jul Crop & Pasture Agronomy - Hamilton, Victoria, Australia (PDF 5.8 MB) Derrick Moot
landscape 23 Jul Lucerne agronomy and grazing - Rutherglen, Australia (PDF 9.0 MB) Derrick Moot
landscape 30 Jun Research & extension on lucerne in New Zealand - NZSAP conference Napier (PDF 5.4 MB) Derrick Moot
landscape 26 Jun Lucerne - Agronomy and Management - Kimihia (PDF 7.3 MB) Derrick Moot
landscape 15 May Lucerne Agronomy & Grazing - Coleraine, Victoria, Australia (PDF 5.5 MB) Derrick Moot
landscape 14 May Lucerne Research & Extension - Hamilton, Victoria, Australia (PDF 8.4 MB) Derrick Moot
2013
13 Nov Profitable Dryland Legumes - Breach Oak field day booklet, Marlborough (PDF 2.7 MB) Dick Lucas
landscape 07 Nov Autumn establishment of lucerne at four dates with five seed inoculant treatments - NZ Grassland Association Conference, Tauranga (PDF 1.4 MB) D.B.S. Black & Derrick Moot
landscape 07 Nov Water use efficiency of ryegrass/white clover pasture - NZ Grassland Association Conference, Tauranga (PDF 2.4 MB) A.D. Black & H.M. Murdoch
01 Nov Legumes for Lambs - Mt Benger field day booklet, North Canterbury (PDF 1.7 MB) Dick Lucas & Derrick Moot
landscape 30 SepSustainable intensification of livestock systems in New Zealand - Global Food Security Conference, Northwijkerhout, Netherlands (PDF 5.2 MB) Derrick Moot (Invited Speaker)
landscape 29 Aug Lucerne agronomy & grazing management - CRT Cave (PDF 9.4 MB) Derrick Moot
landscape 20 Jun Legumes at Meadowbank - Marlborough (PDF 8.7 MB) - Will Grigg
landscape 20 Jun Soil Fertility, Legumes & Fertiliser: Unravelling the Mysteries - Marlborough (PDF 1.8 MB) Jim Moir
landscape 20 Jun The Importance of Legumes to the Farm System - Marlborough (PDF 3.2 MB) Peter Anderson
09 May Winter Weed Control Options for Lucerne - (PDF 52 KB) Andrew Millar (CRT)
landscape 08 May Lucerne at Bog Roy - Bog Roy Station (PDF 3.8 MB) Derrick Moot
landscape 05 Apr NZ Merino forage projects - Glenmore Station (PDF 7.8 MB) Derrick Moot
landscape 05 Apr Soil pH & Al toxicity - Challenges for High Country - Glenmore Station (PDF 905 KB) Jim Moir
landscape 05 Apr Lupin Grazing Experiment at Sawdon Station - Glenmore Station (PDF 3.5 MB) Alistair Black
21 Feb Dryland Pastoral Research at Ashley Dene - Pastoral 21 Field Visit (PDF 1.3 MB) Derrick Moot

2012 - 2011

2012
landscape 22-23 Nov Pasture Species Options - RD1 Hamilton & Palmerston North (PDF 6.8 MB) Derrick Moot
landscape 08 NovLucerne sowing rates, yield and water use - NZ Grassland Association Conference, Gore (PDF 1.8 MB) Derrick Moot, K.M. Pollock, B. Lewis
landscape 08 Nov Establishment of lucerne sown on five dates with inoculation treatments - NZ Grassland Association Conference, Gore (PDF 543 KB) K Wigley, Derrick Moot, Q Khumalo, A Mills
landscape 07 Nov Yield of Italian ryegrass mixed with red and/or balansa clovers - NZ Grassland Association Conference, Gore (PDF 2.6 MB) T.P Ryan-Salter & A.D Black
landscape 01 Nov Landscape farming - Bog Roy Station (PDF 6.7 MB) Derrick Moot
landscape 01 Nov Lucerne development - Bog Roy Station (PDF 257 KB) Graeme Ogle
landscape 26 Oct Lucerne - agronomy and grazing management - Banks Peninsula (PDF 6.4 MB) Derrick Moot
landscape 10 Aug Lucerne - Lincoln University (PDF 9.0 MB) Derrick Moot
landscape 31 Jul Pasture species options - Seed Force Lincoln (PDF 1.5 MB) Derrick Moot
landscape 27 Jun Living the legume vision - Ballance Rotorua (PDF 8.3 MB) Derrick Moot
landscape 18 Jun Lucerne conversion - Marlborough (PDF 1.0 MB) Tony Turnbull
landscape 18 Jun Gland clover - Marlborough (PDF 1.2 MB) Warwick Lissaman
landscape 18 Jun Duck Gully pasture improvement - Marlborough (PDF 879 KB) Warwick Lissaman
landscape 18 Jun Balansa clover - Marlborough (PDF 1.6 MB) Warwick Lissaman
landscape 18 Jun Sub clover on hill country - Marlborough (PDF 1.3 MB) David & Joanna Grigg
landscape 18 Jun Arrowleaf clover - Marlborough (PDF 1.4 MB) Chris Dawkins
landscape 18 Jun Lucerne & Lucerne/Grass mixes - Marlborough (PDF 1.2 MB) Fraser Avery
landscape 18 Jun Plant selection - Marlborough (PDF 1.0 MB) Bob Reid
landscape 30 May Lucerne4Lambs (L4L) - Oturehua (PDF 6.4 MB) Derrick Moot
03 Apr Legumes for Hill Country - Castlepoint Field day handout (PDF 0.9 MB) Derrick Moot & Dick Lucas
landscape 13 & 16 Mar High Country Forage Improvement projects - Danseys Pass and Christchurch (PDF 5.7 MB) Derrick Moot
landscape 21 Feb Pasture species options - Whangerai Waikato (PDF 6.3 MB) Derrick Moot
landscape 08 Feb Dryland Legumes - Melbourne - Australian Legume Symposium (PDF 7.6 MB) Derrick Moot
landscape 24 Jan Dryland pastures - Maheno Palmerston (PDF 8.3 MB) Derrick Moot
24 Jan Dryland Pastures Research - Field day booklet, Lincoln University (PDF 1.5 MB) Derrick Moot
2011
Practical Lucerne Management Guide (PDF 0.3 MB) Derrick Moot and Malcolm Smith
landscape 30 Nov Dryland Pastures & Lucerne - Glenary (PDF 8.2 MB) Derrick Moot
landscape 07 Nov Lucerne agronomy and management - Taupo (PDF 7.6 MB) Derrick Moot
landscape 04 Nov Lucerne - Mt Benger Station (PDF 7.5 MB) Derrick Moot
landscape 23 Oct Lucerne agronomy and grazing management - Harwarden NZDFA (PDF 7.8 MB) Derrick Moot
landscape 07 Sep Lucerne agronomy and grazing management - Te Anau PGGW (PDF 8.4 MB) Derrick Moot
landscape 29 Aug Pasture responses to environment - Marlborough SFF (PDF 4.7 MB) Derrick Moot
landscape 17 Aug Lucerne - Ongaonga (PDF 8.3 MB) Derrick Moot
landscape 04 Aug Dryland Pastures: from research to farmer adoption Professorial Address, Lincoln University (PDF 13.1 MB) Derrick Moot
landscape 24 Jun Pasture responses to environment BLNZ Science Day, Lincoln University (PDF 6.3 MB) Derrick Moot
landscape 14 Jun Lucerne: From research to farmer adoption - Invited speaker at the 3rd International Congress on Farming Systems on Loess Plateau, Gansu, China (PDF 4.7 MB) Derrick Moot
landscape 29 Mar Lucerne - Cave (Herstall Ulrich) (PDF 5.9 MB) Derrick Moot
landscape 28 Mar Lucerne agronomy and management - BLNZ Science Day, Massey University (PDF 3.9 MB) Derrick Moot

2010 & Before

2010
landscape 30 Nov Yield and botanical composition of pastures - Poolburn (PDF 4.4 MB) Derrick Moot
landscape 23 Nov Pasture Research - BLNZ Science Day, Lincoln University (PDF 2.6 MB) Derrick Moot
landscape 19 Nov Limits to Yield - Ashley Dene Centenary presentation, Lincoln University (PDF 1.2 MB) Derrick Moot & Annamaria Mills
landscape 15 Nov Pasture production in relation to rainfall - NZ Grassland Association Conference presentation, Lincoln University (PDF 2.9 MB) J. Kearney, D.J. Moot & K.M. Pollock
landscape 12 Oct Yield and botanical composition of pastures - Hakataramea Valley (PDF 4.4 MB) Derrick Moot
landscape 23 Aug Lucerne - Hawarden (PDF 5.2 MB) Derrick Moot
landscape 29 Mar Legumes for Hill Country - Wairoa (PDF 3.0 MB) Derrick Moot
12 Mar Dryland Pastures - McCrae Trust Resilient Farming Systems field day, Wairoa (PDF 3.0 MB) Derrick Moot
2009
New Zealand: Pasture & Forage Resource Profile (PDF 3.9 MB) Derrick Moot, Annamaria Mills, Warwick Scott and Dick Lucas
2008
8 Aug - Beyond Reasonable Drought - Seasonal priorities for successful grazing management of lucerne (PDF 1.0 MB) Derrick Moot, Doug & Fraser Avery
14 May - Beyond Reasonable Drought - Lucerne: grazing for production and persistence (PDF 155 KB) Derrick Moot

Field day booklets and handouts and Lees Valley

Lees Valley, Mt Pember Farm Ltd., Wharfedale Station. Pasture and forage options for store lamb and beef production from South Island hill and high country: