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A study in the application of a Monte Carlo simulation farm planning technique
(Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, 1974)
The general problem in farm management is to allocate scarce farm resources among production alternatives to maximize an objective which is usually profit. Farm plans are needed which are technically feasible and which ...
A model for decision making under non-certainty on Canterbury light land farms
(Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, 1979)
Annual production on Canterbury light land sheep farms fluctuates markedly. A major reason for this is the extreme climatic variability both between years and between seasons. This has a major, effect on feed supply, and ...
A systems approach to the study of an intensive feed cropping and beef feedlot unit
(Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, 1971)
This study of an intensive feed cropping and beef feedlot system arose out of a recent interest in beef feedlotting in general and in ‘storage farming’ in particular. Interest by farmers in feedlot systems is not surprising ...