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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 ...
Economic evaluation of alternative stocking rates on North Island dairy farms
(Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, 1973)
There has been a large volume of research concentrated within the Dairy Industry relating individual cow performance under differing planes of nutrition, grazing intensities and management systems with various measures of ...
An economic survey of New Zealand wheatgrowers: enterprise analysis survey no. 6, 1981-82
(Lincoln College. Agricultural Economics Research Unit., 1982)
This Report is the sixth in an annual series of economic surveys of New Zealand wheat growing farms. These surveys have been undertaken by the Agricultural Economics Research Unit at Lincoln College on behalf of Wheat ...
New Zealand farmer and grower attitude and opinion survey : analysis by sector and management system
(Agriculture Research Group on Sustainability, 2007-10)
The core of the ARGOS research design is a longitudinal panel study. Panels of 12 farms were selected to represent conventional, integrated and organic management for the sheep/beef sector, Kiwigreen, gold and organic ...
Tractor replacement policies and cost minimisation
(Lincoln College. Agricultural and Economics Research Unit, 1983-11)
Calculating the most appropriate replacement policy for farm tractors is a complex exercise made even more difficult because of inadequate data on how resale values and repair costs vary with tractor age and hours of ...
Investigations into the economics and management of beef cattle on the Canterbury Plains: a thesis submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Agricultural Science in Lincoln College of the University of Canterbury
(Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, 1968)
Concentration on beef as a source of foreign exchange requires research into technical, marketing and economic aspects of the cattle enterprise. This thesis is concerned with the economics and management of beef on the ...