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Dairy breeding traits : the farmers' perception
(Lincoln University, 2006)
The aim of this study was to identify which breeding traits New Zealand dairy farmers believed were the most important and whether variations in farm system influenced these opinions. A random sample of 2000 herds, ...
Economic and management aspects of farm amalgamation
(Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, 1971)
Farm amalgamation in the context of this thesis concerns the role of management in the growth of a farm, this source of post-amalgamation economic gains and the factors responsible for the occurrence of natural amalgamation. ...
Meal based pig production - Canterbury survey 1967-1969
(Lincoln College. Department of Farm Management and Rural Valuation, 1970)
With large sums of capital invested in fattening and breeding facilities, coupled with the uncertainty of pigmeat prices, the survey has confirmed that the modern pig farmer must maintain high levels of efficiency. The ...
Private wool selling : benefits to the grower and implications for wool marketing
(Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, 1988)
Concern has been shown by those involved in the New Zealand wool marketing system for the recent trend for growers to sell more wool to private merchants and less through the auction system. If this trend continues, industry ...
The social impacts of horticultural development in Canterbury : a project submitted in fulfillment of M. Sc. (Resource Management) paper RESM 604
(Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, 1984)
This is a study of the social aspects of agricultural land use change, in particular, the intensification of pastoral and arable land through the development of irrigation and field-scale horticultural production systems ...
Economic evaluation of alternative stocking rates on North Island dairy farms : a thesis submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Agricultural Science in the University of Canterbury [Lincoln College]
(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 ...