Saturday 24th May 10am
FEILD DAY Te Aute: Farm Forester of the Year
Kahotea Farm woolshed, Te Aute Trust Road
Property of Pan Pac Hawke’s Bay Farm Forester of the Year winners Hugh & Di.
Travelling on SH2, north of Otane turn east into Te Aute Trust Road.
Hawke’s Bay TreeCrop members have kindly been invited to join in this event which will feature Hugh McBains knowledge of early European and Maori history of the Te Aute District and agriculture.
Kahotea Farm grows 140 tree species in woodlots, alternative species trials, shade and ornamental plantings.
Pan Pac, Morris & Associates, Forest Management NZ and HBRC will speak on the current state of radiata & alternative species markets / silviculture & harvest management / ‘Zone M’ under a Ruataniwha Water Storage Scheme / Tukituki Plan Change 6 for Papanui (Otane) Catchment / cropping irrigation & shelter belt integration.
Lunch $10 each at Pukehao School. Homestead BBQ at completion. 4WD vehicle on the property.
For more information email Pat Mawson