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Integration of crop and dairy farms
(New Zealand Institute of Primary Industry Management (NZIPIM), 2014-06)
In this article we report on case study investigations in 2012 of seven farm businesses in mid-Canterbury. These are part of a further evolution within some of the region’s dairy industry towards the integration of crop ...
Livestock and pasture production from dryland lucerne and two lucerne/grass mixtures over four years in Canterbury
(Lincoln University, 2017)
The productivity of a lucerne monoculture, lucerne/brome and lucerne/cocksfoot binary mixtures grown on shallow soils at Ashley Dene, Canterbury, were compared under grazing over four years. Pastures were grazed with ...
Nitrogen isotopic fractionation and nitrogen use efficiency in beef and dairy cattle
(Lincoln University, 2014)
Future rises in world population, increased demand for food production and greater concern for environmental emissions means that new strategies are required for sustainable growth of ruminant industries. Improvement of ...
Evaluation of perennial lupin/cocksfoot pasture relative to lucerne pasture under summer dry conditions
(New Zealand Grassland Association, 2016)
The productivity of a perennial lupin/cocksfoot mix was compared to that of lucerne in summer dry conditions at Lincoln University, Canterbury, New Zealand. The pastures were planted in December 2013 and rotationally grazed ...
Dry matter and sheep production of four dryland tall fescue-clover pastures 4-6 years after establishment
(New Zealand Grassland Association Inc., 2015)
Effects of tall fescue cultivar (‘Advance’ and ‘Flecha’) and clover species (white and subterranean (sub) clovers) combinations on pasture dry matter (DM) and sheep production were assessed in years four (2011/12), five ...
Competitive advantage through responsible innovation in the New Zealand sheep dairy industry
(International Food and Agribusiness Management Association, 2017-09-27)
This paper explores the opportunity for New Zealand to establish and sustain an internationally competitive sheep dairy industry. It also evaluates the role of responsible innovation (RI) within the New Zealand sheep dairy ...