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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 ...
Development of a dairy industry in a new area - land use change in Canterbury, New Zealand
(Institute of Agricultural Management and the International Farm Management Association, 2015-10-01)
Canterbury dairying increased from 20,000 ha in 1980-81 to 255,000 ha in 2013-14. During this time, Canterbury production increased from 2% of New Zealand’s milk to 19%. This paper examines factors that influenced this ...
Farm-management tools: Reasons for the decision not to use specific tools
(New Zealand Society of Animal Production, 2019)
There are a large number of management tools available to farmers, however, some are utilised by only a small percentage. The reasons behind the choice not to use a particular tool were investigated using a postal questionnaire ...