Cutting is general now and some of the lower crops are all down. Growers report that tbe seed is turning out better than was expected. Labour is easy to obtain, most of the farmers finding local bands easy to procure. Tbe crop will probably be a record small one, as the low price obtained last year made farmers shut up fewer acres, In addition to this the dry season has forced many to turn their stock into the paddocks. There is no ioubt tbe price will be good tbis year. Good prices are being obtained for last year's seed. From small samples ob tamed tbe new crop promises to be good bright Beed and freer from weeds than was anticipated.
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COCKSFOOT., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3473, 26 January 1915
COCKSFOOT. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3473, 26 January 1915
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