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Effect of post grazing residual and concentrate feeding on milk production in early lactation
(New Zealand Society of Animal Production, 2013)
Two strategies to increase nutrient supply to early lactation dairy cows were compared and the cumulative effects on pasture quality and milk production were investigated. In a farmlet experiment the effect of feeding ...
Competitive advantage through responsible innovation in the New Zealand sheep dairy industry
(Wageningen Academic Publishers, 2017-09-27)
This paper explores the opportunity for New Zealand to establish and sustain an internationally competitive sheep dairy industry. It also evaluates the role of responsible innovation (RI) within the New Zealand sheep dairy ...
Towards a heuristic for assessing adaptation knowledge: Impacts, implications, decisions and actions
(IOP Publishing, 2019-08-23)
Climate change poses a significant challenge to primary industries and adaptation will be required to reduce detrimental impacts and realise opportunities. Despite the breadth of information to support adaptation planning ...
The potential of culinary vegetable oils as herbicides in organic farming: The effect of oil type and repeated applications on plant growth
(Springer Verlag, 2018-03-10)
This study tested the herbicidal effects of raw and processed culinary oils (rapeseed oil, sunflower oil, olive oil, flax/linseed oils) on nine plant species (poppy, white clover, alyssum, lupin, buckwheat, mustard, oats, ...
Effective bout widths for uniform spread of lime from ground spreaders
(Fertilizer and Lime Research Centre, 2019)
There is a strong correlation between crop yields and evenness of application of lime. Lime is the most widely used fertiliser/soil conditioner product in New Zealand, but it is not very mobile in the soil, so it is important ...