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Welcome to RECOLLECT

Welcome to the AgResearch Digital Legacy Collection

AgResearch Limited is a leading Crown Research Institute charged with delivering science and innovation to benefit New Zealand agriculture and its wider economy.

Formed in 1992, we have a history stretching back to the beginning of the 1900’s.

This unique collection represents a small sample of photographs, documents, videos and other material that will take you on a compelling journey through the history of New Zealand's pastoral legacy, reflected in our Company, its activities, and its people.

Browse or search our stunning archive, or register and you will be able to contribute your knowledge and memories about this material.

AgResearch Limited is proud to share this rich history of New Zealand's primary industry.



Cow number T31Small Animal House: front viewApproach to the Farm Office, RuakuraSheep yards and pens, RuakuraScientists, 1950'sHoward Eagles measuring growing maizeSheep at leisureFarmall model tractor making silage
Man driving harvesterForestry stock use - PineSheep in wooden twin-pole head vice: front and side viewSheep grazing paddocks - 1 of 12Stevenson screen. 2. Checking the instrumentsAorangi Farm Open Day. 5. Gateway to Number 2 Dairy, RuakuraTordon spray trial - 3 of 5Operating table (Sheep). 3. Jock Allison performing surgery on a sheepDouble beam mass spectrometerEdmon Wong and Cecil B. JohnsonWheat trial reports: Reporoa: p.15Wool Metrology - 5 of 7Honorary members of the NZ Grassland AssociationDairy Farm at Levin - 3 of 3Sheep at leisurePhylloerythrinaemic or icterogenic photosensitisationTaita Experimental Station. 9.MAF - Levin Plant Protection Centre Diagnostic and Consultancy Services1940's Fire - 8 of 8Repairs to farm equipment - 3 of 3Soil profiles - 2 of 3 Sheep's teeth. 4. FilingThe Store, Grasslands. 5. Store itemsScientists and marketers promote New Zealand seeds in AustraliaWatering seedlingsCattle weaning - 1 of 4Signing of the Seed Agenting Marketing AgreementOrthopterous eggsEnsilage making in the Auckland provinceHaycropLotus crop in full flowerRelationship between lambing percent and cottingMilk flow indicator: framed with index card (TIFF)Repairs to farm equipment - 1 of 3Invermay Farmers Conference 1970 - 3 of 9Sheep in the turnip field - 6 of 6Bruce Willoughby examines white clover Lely rotary harrow. 4. With spectatorsSilage makingDepartment of Agriculture (Research Division) research centres, stations, and areasEffect of nutrition on cottingWallaceville - Cambridge rocking microtone knife - Outside caseWheat trial reports: Reporoa: p.13Alan Henry Kirton (1933-2001), circa 1980Crimson cloverLevin Horticultural Research Centre. 3. View of the Tararua ranges in the backgroundEarly teat cup typesClover leaves, V fullAlan Henry Kirton (1933-2001), 1963