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Smallholders in Canterbury : characteristics, motivations, land use and intentions to move
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit, 2000-09)
The AERU published its first report on smallholdings in Canterbury in 1993. The present report extends that research by using a random sample survey and thereby updates our understanding of this very important phenomenon. ...
The impact of nutrient rules on the value of farmland in the Selwyn-Waihora Water Management Zone, Canterbury
(Lincoln University, 2015)
Freshwater regulation is rolling out around New Zealand following the National Policy Statement for Freshwater Management 2011 and 2014 which introduced a framework for Regional Councils’ to manage their respective freshwater ...
The economic value of potential irrigation in Canterbury
(Lincoln University. AERU, 2012-09)
The purpose of this report is to provide CDC with the ability to estimate the total benefits for Canterbury and New Zealand from irrigation scenarios under the implementation of the Canterbury Water Strategy. This report ...
The effect of plant arrangement and population on the growth and seed yield of Phaseolus vulgaris cv. ’Sanilac’
(Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, 1980)
Less than 10% of New Zealand's annual requirement for dry seed of Phaseolus vulgaris is grown in the country, the remainder being imported from North America. In a population trial in Canterbury in 1976, Goulden obtained ...
A comparison of the economics of dairy farming between the regions: Southland, Canterbury, West Coast
(Lincoln University. Faculty of Commerce. Kellogg Rural Leaders Programme., 2002-11)
The objective of this project is to provide a comparison of financial performance for owner operated dairy farms in Canterbury, Southland, and the West Coast.
Environmental influences on the growth, development and yield of pinto beans (Phaseolus vulgaris L.)
(Lincoln University, 1997)
The effect of the environment (sowing dates and seasons), irrigation and inoculation on the growth, development and yield of pinto beans (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) cv. Othello was investigated in two seasons on a Wakanui silt ...
Farming under nitrate leaching limits: ‘A case study of the effects of meeting potential nitrate leaching limits in a Canterbury dairy farming situation’
(Lincoln University. Faculty of Commerce. Kellogg Rural Leaders Programme., 2013)
This report investigates the impact that altering the farm system of Singletree Dairies in mid Canterbury to achieve a predicted nitrogen leaching loss in Overseer of 24kgN/ha/year will have on both the operation management ...
The benefits of water storage to irrigation
(Lincoln University. Faculty of Commerce. Kellogg Rural Leaders Programme., 2009)
Irrigation and water storage has long been touted as a potential for improvements in productivity in dryland East Coast areas. Reports date back to the 1880's discussing the benefits water would bring to farmlands. Currently ...
Appraisal of a Canterbury rural landscape
(Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, 1977)
The Brief: To carry out a visual appraisal of the use of man-made or modified components in the rural landscape. A comparison is to be made between the use of these components on the plains landscape and in the foothills. ...
An evaluation of voluntary environmental schemes used by the dairy industry in Canterbury, New Zealand
(Lincoln University, 2015)
Internationally, there are increasing concerns regarding the environmental impacts associated with intensive dairy farming. However, few studies have determined the characteristics of these approaches in the agricultural ...