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Future farm management options for smaller dairy farms
(Centre of Excellence in Farm Business Management, 2013-11)
In the last thirty years the size of the average New Zealand dairy herd has almost tripled (Dairy Statistics, 2013). Despite this growth, 36% of herds are considered small with less than 250 cows. It is important to develop ...
How dairy consultants help farmers design improved farming systems?
(Centre of Excellence in Farm Business Management, 2014-09)
There is concern in the farm management consultancy field about the aging population of consultants and the lack of succession planning. One of the factors constraining the employment of new consultants is the time and ...
Small dairy farms, North Island - Prospects, challenges and change: A survey and analysis
(Lincoln University. Faculty of Agribusiness & Commerce, 2015-12)
This study looks at the small dairy farm problem in response to industry pressure and associated research funding (from DairyNZ through a small dairy farmer organization … Smaller Milk and Supply Herds Association…SMASH). ...
How dairy consultants help farmers design improved farming systems: The diagnosis and solving of low profitability problems by an expert dairy consultant
(Centre of Excellence in Farm Business Management, 2016-04)
DairyNZ have developed a training programme to improve the capability of novice consultants and this is being tested across seven consultancy firms. One important source of knowledge that would be useful for this training ...
Processors and farmers: Working together to improve outcomes
The productivity of New Zealand’s sheep and beef farmers has increased over the past decade. However, on-farm productivity needs to lift further for New Zealand’s red meat to continue to be competitive in world markets. ...