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developed and is now exporting a chook feeder. I met Ron and his wife Ruth almost a year ago and was amazed that he came up with the concept and developed it into a highly marketable product out of a garden shed.

We’ve reached a fairly significant milestone for us – 50 issues. Not bad when you consider I knew nothing about publishing a magazine just over 4 years ago. See page 9 for more on the magazine’s history.

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By Grant McKechnie

Not all grasses are born equal, especially when it comes to our NZ native grasses. There’s a common misconception that all grasses will grow in all conditions, but that’s not the case and explains why some plantings fail. Some native grasses do have wide tolerances of various ground conditions, but others are quite specific in their requirements.

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One of the pleasures of the job is meeting fascinating people who invent useful gadgets, bring their communities together and contribute to the local economy. There are too many to name them all, but examples include Lea Chapman, the Millhouse (#6), Maureen Maxwell, Bees On Line (#15), and Guy Shanks, drover (#38).

We’re thrilled with this issue to be celebrating publication of the 50th Rodney’s Rural Lifestyle magazine. Having moved from the city to a Rodney lifestyle block in 2002, my wife Nicky and I started this publication to share ideas with other rural landowners on the kinds of practical issues we were facing living on the land. It’s fair to say we’ve come a long way since June, 2007 when we sent 10,000 copies of our first issue out into the world. We now distribute to 15,500 rural addresses across Rodney, from Muriwai to Kaiwaka. The first issue set the tone for what was to come with stories on plants, the land, equipment and safety on the block. Since then we’ve entertained our readers with the likes of chook reports and farming mistakes (the most notable being when we neglected to castrate a young bull who turned into 800kgs of muscle and horn

That first issue featured advertisers who are still with us: a big thank-you to Farm & Lifestyle Centre, Oikoumene Forest, Honda Warkworth, Gatmans Agricentre (now Mowers & More) and Kaipara Coast Plant Centre. Thanks also to all our other supportive advertisers – without you there would be no magazine. Readers, of course, receive the magazine free but, every time you mention to advertisers that you heard about them in RRL magazine, you contribute to its survival. Thanks a million for your continued feedback and support. Topics I’ve most enjoyed writing are product reviews of boys’ toys - ride-on lawnmowers, new vehicles, ATV’s, quads and chainsaws. And boy, have I learned a great deal! If you can remember a story that stands out for you, help us celebrate by emailing and telling us about it. Entries will go into a draw for one of six bottles of my favorite Pinot Gris or Pinot Noir (you can choose which) for Christmas. Entries close 15 Dec. We look forward to hearing from you.



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and who took apart our cattle yards with little effort.) We’ve had a great time attending Fieldays, where we are endlessly amazed by the great (and not so great) stuff on offer, and calf club days, where we never fail to be impressed by the community spirit of country folk.

rodNeY PeoPle By Helen Martin

Three generations on AAPA


The purpose of the Auckland Agriculture and Pastoral Association (AAPA), which was established in 1843, is to promote excellence in agriculture by bringing the best of New Zealand together in competition. But while you might think that over the past 168 years the association has seen it all, this year’s AGM in August saw a first, with the election onto its Council of three generations from one family, two of whom live in Helensville.

started at the age of 10 by helping out with feeding and cleaning

The first of the family to become involved, Duncan McNab joined when, as manager of the Mount Albert Grammar School farm, he turned up in 1986 to the AAPA’s flagship event, the Royal Easter Show. While his plan was to show stud Border Leicester sheep and Landrace pigs, Duncan was immediately enlisted to stand for the Council. After moving to Helensville, he served several years as AAPA President, and has now returned to the Council after a short break away.

Councillor by some 20 years, has plenty of energy for the work

Duncan’s father Ian had always had an interest in wine and wine making and knew most of the growers around Auckland, so it was no surprise when, having retired from lecturing at Auckland Teachers Training College, the Glenfield resident joined the Council in 1989 to help run the Royal Easter Show’s wine competition as a quartermaster. He soon found, as had Duncan, that Councillors assist in all sections of Easter Show organisation, adding Farmworld organisation and public relations duties to his responsibilities. Fortunately for the Council, at 84 Ian has lost none of his enthusiasm for this voluntary work. With his father and grandfather heavily involved in the Easter Show it was a natural step for James McNab to join in. Having


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up after livestock James, now a Massey University agriculture graduate and successful dog trialist, is the newest member of the Council. Like his father and grandfather, James, the youngest ahead, and is already coming up with fresh ideas to help build public interest in next year’s Royal Easter Show. The McNabs are looking forward to contributing to the Show’s commitment to helping Show-goers feel part of the primary export culture the country was built on. But they are aware that not all ideas are without pitfalls. For example, the 1996 ‘sheep in Queen Street’ launch of the Royal Easter Show, as Duncan remembers it, was nothing if not hair-raising. The hundreds of people lining the streets were no deterrent to the sheep as, sensing freedom, they hurtled into shops and bars through self-opening doors and raced up side streets, trying to avoid the dogs, on hand to muster them back to order. Later that evening Duncan answered a phone call from a cheeky bar owner, asking if the sheep he’d left behind should be served another drink or sent home in a taxi! So, no sheep up Queen Street, then. But hold your horses! The McNabs are hatching plenty of other cunning schemes. Watch this space.

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Let him smell and look again. If he seems more confident, try touching his shoulder with the bag. If his feet move, just stay with him and keep your energy low. If he quits you completely, stop him and try to get back into the same position quickly, but without scaring him. As his feet stop, remove the bag (which creates pressure) to let him rest. Timing the release with his feet coming to a stop will indicate to him that standing and handling the pressure is what you’re looking for. Remember, you want to build confidence, not destroy it. Too much pressure without proper timing of the release will just confirm his fear of the bag. Keep your body language quiet to avoid giving him cues to move his feet. If your communication is unclear, you could end up with a horse that is completely desensitized to all stimuli and cues. If he won’t stop moving his feet and doesn’t seem to be trying to deal with the pressure, put him to work a little while (making moving of the feet your idea and taking the opportunity to relax and deal with the bag his idea). The more you engage his mind in choosing to cooperate with you, the more successful your session will be. Continue working back from his shoulder until you can touch him all over and with increasing noisiness. If he’s ticklish around his feet, tie the bag onto a stick or something that will extend your reach without putting you in danger. Take the time needed and recognise the “try” (the smallest effort to understand). Removing the pressure is the most significant reward you can use to indicate when he’s done the right thing. As your horse gains confidence to keep his feet still in spite of the noise of the bag, he’s learning to trust you with his feet – basically with his life. This is just one way to help build a strong, working relationship that is based on understanding, trust and respect.

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Meanwhile Ron, who says the chooketeria business is giving him and Ruth “a great sense of achievement”, is working on a way to get rid of those pesky marauding ferrets that sneak into the chook house at night. He figures that if he can get a light sensitive device to trigger the chook house door to open when sun comes up...

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Dave advises that buttercup is best controlled in late spring to early summer with chemicals such as MCPA (although he typically sprays larger areas with a boom sprayer because MCPA damages clover, which is important for fixing nitrogen.) Dave recommends grazing pasture then allowing it to regrow for a few days prior to spraying. This has two benefits: it reduces the foliage on the clover, minimising damage and it opens the pasture up, allowing the chemicals to reach the targeted broadleaf weeds.

Pennyroyal Many paddocks will be now hiding an undergrowth of pennyroyal which will become evident later in November and into December. It is easier to control now before the purple flowers become visible. Although pennyroyal is usually avoided by stock it is highly toxic if ingested, affecting the heart, kidneys, gut, respiratory system and central nervous system. Dave finds a combination of MCPA and Dicamba is most effective in controlling penny royal. He avoids using chemicals such as 2-4-D at this time of year due to the risk of spray drift which in the right weather conditions can carry several kilometres. This is particularly a concern in this area with crops such as grapes about.

Carrot Weed Carrot Weed (aka Parsley dropwort) is widespread in pasture and on road sides throughout Auckland and Northland. Carrot Weed has a parsley-like appearance and grows between 30 to 90cm tall. Its flowers are white, grow on the end of long stalks and look similar to a carrot. This weed is particularly a problem in pasture as it is unpalatable to livestock in spring after flowering. It is not palatable to livestock so it can become quite dominant within pastures once it is flowering. Carrot weed lowers the quality of hay made from infested paddocks but it can be easily controlled with a combination of Agritone and Dicamba. It is important to leave pasture ungrazed for 10 days after spraying. Once sprayed the sugars rise up into the foliage making the plant more palatable. With highly toxic plants such as ragwort this is of particular concern as livestock can be poisoned. The effectiveness of the kill on the target plants is also reduced by grazing.

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