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Farm management strategies for improving the quality of fine wool
(Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, 1989)
The effects of a range of farm management strategies on the characteristics of the wool produced by Merino sheep in southern Australia were investigated. The physical and financial responses induced by the different ...
An economic evaluation of the use of herbicides in hill country pasture renovation in New Zealand
(Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, 1988)
Non-arable New Zealand hill country pasture is characterised by a high proportion of low fertility grasses and weeds. This places limitations on their productive capacity. Aerial oversowing and topdressing has improved the ...
Biological control of gorse: an ex-ante evaluation
(Lincoln College. Agricultural Economics Research Unit., 1985-11)
The incorporation of an economic input to the evaluation of the potential outcome of scientific research work is a relatively new development in New Zealand. This Research Report presents an analysis of the possible ...
A systems approach to the economic evaluation of nitrogen fertiliser use in sheep farming enterprises
(Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, 1985)
An optimisation model is developed to evaluate the economic use of nitrogen fertiliser in sheep farming enterprises which depend on seasonal production of grass-legume pastures as the main source of feed. Nitrogen fertiliser ...
An economic evaluation of the role of market price information in producer decision making
(Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, 1987)
Additional market information has been identified by horticultural producers as an important input into their production and marketing decisions. One source of such information is a public market information service. The ...