A Short History of Farming in New Zealand

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9781988538013
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Author:
Gordon McLauchlan
Released:
Jan-20
Format:
Paperback

Expected release date is 7th Jan 2020

Gordon McLauchlan continues his bestselling Short History series with an in-depth look into the history of the farming industry in New Zealand. From the early migrant farmers and regional produce trading, to the revolution of refrigeration - opening up global opportunities for our fast-growing export markets in wool, produce and more, McLauchlan covers the development of our country's farming culture in this accessible and informative read.

Details the farming culture and methods of early Polynesian and Maori settlers. European farmers adjusting to the temperate zone crops and wildlife of New Zealand. The birth and development of regional trade industries in rural areas. Refrigeration and exporting to the British and European markets. The development of leading global trade exports in wool, dairy products, Kiwifruit and more...