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Latest Spore counts

March 1, 2019

Spore counts have risen

Grass samples tested this week from the MVS Monitor Farms have shown the following:

  • Hinuera –  8300  spores/gram
  • Matamata –  31,600 spores/gram
  • Te Poi –  6600  spores/gram
  • Tirau – 26,600   spores/gram
  • Walton – 18,300 spores/gram

Spore counts have now reached significant levels on most of our monitor farms. We recommend that you have either started spore count monitoring on your farm, or have started Zinc dosing at full rates.


Remember to see us first for competitive prices on all your zinc requirements this season.

Phone Abby and Gavin in our Retail Team on 07 888 8197 to pre-order your zinc boluses now.