The West Coast of the South Island of New Zealand has a developed a system of modified farm landscapes, commonly referred to as flipping or hump & hollow practices.
Inadequate drainage is the number one issue affecting production on West Coast farmland. Waterlogged soils reduces plant growth, leading to decreased production per hectare which in turn affects the financial viability of the farm business.
This site provides the final reports and documents associated with this Sustainable Farming Fund project undertaken through the community of interest "West Coast Dairy Farmers on Modified soils and dairy industry representatives". Project code SFF 11/091Read more