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An investigation of the incorporation of a standoff facility with the grazing of fodder beet in a Canterbury dairy wintering system
(Lincoln University, 2014)
Dairy farmers are under scrutiny for the negative effect their farming operations have on the environment, particularly in regard to nitrate leaching. The National Policy Statement for Freshwater has directed regional ...
Catch crops to mitigate N loss after winter forage grazing: From plot to paddock
(Fertilizer and Lime Research Centre, Massey University, 2019)
Recent research has shown sowing a catch crop can reduce nitrate leaching after simulated winter forage grazing. However, most of this research has been reported from lysimeter and small plot trials where the pragmatic ...
Soil biodiversity and biogeochemical function in managed ecosystems
A complex combination of environmental, biological, chemical, and physical properties and processes determine soil biodiversity and its relationship to biogeochemical functions and ecosystem services. Vegetation, land-use, ...
Evaluation of a dairy agri-environmental programme for restoring woody green infrastructure
(Taylor & Francis (Informa UK Limited), 2017)
Pastoral landscape woody vegetation provides ecosystem services, but potentially competes for space, light and nutrients that could provide additional farm production. A questionnaire determined the values and behaviours ...