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Succession on New Zealand farms
(New Zealand Institute of Primary Industry Management (NZIPIM), 2015-06)
There is a strong belief that few farmers think well ahead on matters of farm asset succession. Nor do they take action, despite most professionals recommending that plans should be developed early in the life of a farm ...
Governance on New Zealand farms
(NZ Institute of Primary Industry Management, 2015-09)
Farms in New Zealand continue to increase in value and output. With this increase many consultants and professionals are questioning whether traditional ownership and governance models continue to be suitable. To form the ...
Sodium fluoroacetate (compound 1080) uptake by Puha, a culturally-important food plant
(Lincoln University. Bio-Protection & Ecology Division, 2009-01)
Sodium fluoroacetate (Compound 1080) is a key tool in the control of possums, and the most extensively used vertebrate pesticide in New Zealand (Livingstone 1994; Morgan 1994a, b; Thomas 1994; Gillies and Pierce 1999; ...
The effect of genotype and agronomic factors on crop growth and yield in field peas (Pisum sativum L.) as influenced by radiation interception and utilisation
(Southern Cross Publishing, 2014-05)
Three trials were conducted in 2006/07 and 2007/08 growing seasons aiming to find the effect of genotype, crop and weed population densities, herbicide, and sowing date on crop growth and yield in Pisum sativum as influenced ...
Low input weed management in field peas
(Bentham Open, 2013)
Two trials were conducted on a Templeton silt loam soil at Lincoln University, New Zealand (43 ° 38' S, 172 ° 28' E.) in 2007/08. The aim was to compare the competitive ability of different pea canopy architectures as ...
Urine patch area coverage of an intensively stocked dairy pasture
(Lincoln University., 2010-08)
The objective of this study was to develop a new method to quantify seasonal and annual urine patch area coverage under an intensive dairy farming system.
Changing New Zealand dairy farm systems
There have been dramatic changes in New Zealand dairy farm systems over the last decade. There is evidence that the basic grass dependant dairy farm systems are becoming more intensive with greater amounts of supplementary ...
Tolerance of newly sown cocksfoot-clover pastures to the herbicide imazethapyr
(New Zealand Grassland Association, 2017)
In New Zealand, subterranean clover is recommended as a companion legume in mixed swards, particularly in dryland cocksfoot-based pastures. However, establishment of cocksfoot is slower than perennial ryegrass and therefore ...
Evaluation of perennial lupin/cocksfoot pasture relative to lucerne pasture under summer dry conditions
(New Zealand Grassland Association, 2016)
The productivity of a perennial lupin/cocksfoot mix was compared to that of lucerne in summer dry conditions at Lincoln University, Canterbury, New Zealand. The pastures were planted in December 2013 and rotationally grazed ...
Dry matter and sheep production of four dryland tall fescue-clover pastures 4-6 years after establishment
(New Zealand Grassland Association Inc., 2015)
Effects of tall fescue cultivar (‘Advance’ and ‘Flecha’) and clover species (white and subterranean (sub) clovers) combinations on pasture dry matter (DM) and sheep production were assessed in years four (2011/12), five ...