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Integration of crop and dairy farms
(New Zealand Institute of Primary Industry Management (NZIPIM), 2014-06)
In this article we report on case study investigations in 2012 of seven farm businesses in mid-Canterbury. These are part of a further evolution within some of the region’s dairy industry towards the integration of crop ...
Wheat nitrogen fertilisation effects on the performance of the cereal aphid Metopolophium dirhodum
(MDPI AG, 2012-02-09)
The effects of five rates of nitrogen fertiliser applications on the performance of the cereal aphid Metopolophium dirhodum on winter wheat, within the range of rates recommended for UK crops, were investigated over two ...
Dry matter production and water use of dryland cocksfoot/lupin and lucerne pastures in the third year after establishment
(Lincoln University, 2017-11-14)
Cocksfoot (Dactylis glomerata) is a preferred grass option for dryland pastures on high country farms in the South Island of New Zealand. However, increasing the productivity of cocksfoot based pastures with legumes is ...
Analysis of the keratin associated protein gene KRTAP6-1 in New Zealand Wiltshire sheep
(Lincoln University, 2016-11-14)
Keratin associated proteins (KAPs) and keratins (Ks) are key elements in the structure of wool fibre and determine the phenotypes seen in sheep. The abundance of the KAP gene family (KRTAP-n) varies in wool fibre. Variation ...
Crop detection and positioning in the field using discriminant analysis and neural networks based on shape features
(Tarbiat Modares University, 2012-07)
Development of an autonomous weeding machine requires a vision system capable of detecting and locating the position of the crop. It is important for the vision system to be able to recognize the accurate position of the ...
Results from a 2015 survey of NZ farm managers/owners covering debt and related issues designed to explore the impact of debt
(Lincoln University. Faculty of Agribusiness and Commerce, 2017-06)
With increasing debt levels across primary production businesses it is important to have contemporary knowledge of the levels of debt on NZ farms, including both past and present levels, but more importantly, have information ...
Cost effective minerals
(South Island Dairy Event (SIDE)., 2003)
In this paper an outline is given to the trace mineral supplementation used on the Lincoln University dairy farm, the cost of the programme and the results achieved.
Report on SIDE project: pasture analysis to investigate the spring milk production dip
(South Island Dairying Development Centre (SIDDC)., 2007-05)
The objective of this project was a more detailed investigation of the rapid decline in milksolids production experienced at LUDF during late October and November in the 2003/04, 2004/05 and 2005/06 seasons. Analysis of ...
The human face of once-a-day milking
(Lincoln University. Agriculture and Life Sciences Division, 2007-10)
This report concerns exactly what the title The Human Face of Once-a-Day Milking suggests: the impact of Once-a-day milking on farmers, their families and staff. It is a document about people: their needs, values, and the ...
Factors influencing agro-environmental regulatory compliance behaviour on Canterbury dairy farms
(Lincoln University, 2016-12-02)
The Canterbury dairy industry has grown significantly in the past several decades in both the number of cows being milked and effective farming area. The industry has seen substantial growth in farm size, productivity and ...