Poplar and willow are ideal to plant on erosion prone hillsides as their extensive root systems bind and hold the soil in place. Some varieties are also used to provide shade, shelter and wind breaks, and are a good source of stock feed in a drought.
Guest speaker: Ian McIvor, Poplar & Willow Research Trust
Monday, 19 March
142 Luck at Last Road, Maungatautari, Cambridge
Thursday, 22 March
Tom and Anna Mandeno
1386 Waikaretu Valley Road, Waikaretu
Friday, 23 March
Lance and Andra Neeley
377 Owaikura Road, Ōtorohanga
9.45am – 1pm. Lunch will be provided.
Please RSVP by Thursday, 15 March.
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