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A survey of pests and pesticide use in Canterbury and Southland
(Lincoln College. Agricultural Economics Research Unit., 1980-04)
Agricultural chemicals have become increasingly important in New Zealand farming systems over the past two decades. This is evidenced by the increasing physical inputs of agricultural chemicals to farms over this ...
Some observations on irrigated pastures in Canterbury
(New Zealand Grassland Association., 1934)
The object of this paper is to record some findings associated with the establishment and irrigation of permanent pasture on light land in Canterbury. These include notes on the method of establishment, mixture used, ...
Factors which affect the prices paid for farmland: an analysis of a selected group of buyers in Canterbury
(Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, 1975)
This thesis was formulated with the objectives of outlining and discussing the possible returns from farmland which are most likely to be considered by a buyer, describing characteristics of buyers and discussing various ...
The use of fractional acre plots to predict soil loss from a mountain catchment
(Lincoln College. New Zealand Agricultural Engineering Institute., 1969-06)
In 1941 the Government passed the Soil Conservation and Rivers Control Act which set up Catchment Boards and Commissions to (inter alia) conserve soil resources and prevent damage by erosion. In view of the accepted ...
Investigating crop and dairy complementarities within a Canterbury farming system. Case studies from the Mid-Canterbury region, New Zealand.
(Lincoln University, 2013)
In Canterbury, the majority of dairy farmers use their land as an intensive milking platform and rely on feed and grazing from other sources for dry cows and young stock. As a result, the Canterbury cropping sector is ...
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.
Riparian management guides : are they meeting the needs of the interested public?
(Lincoln University, 2008)
In New Zealand, there are many published guidelines about the management of riparian areas. The question needs to be asked, are these guides useful? This research thesis investigates the extent to which riparian management ...
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 ...
Notes on farm machinery and plant 1963
(Lincoln College. Department of Farm Management and Rural Valuation., 1963)
The prices quoted are to the nearest £ as retail cost, ex store Christchurch (unless otherwise stated). Adjustments may be necessary where applicable for transport and installing charges or discounts. All Reid and Gray ...
A modelling study of the economic and environmental impacts of integrating forage and cash crops into a Canterbury dairy farm (LUDF)
(Lincoln University, 2015)
The New Zealand dairy industry has experienced rapid intensification during recent decades in response to increasing land values. Incorporating forage crops on the milking platform is a potential strategy to increase dry ...