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An economic study of wheat-farms in Springs County
(Canterbury Agricultural College, University of New Zealand, 1929)
“Wheat is by far the most valuable plant in the world. It is the main source of food for modern Europe, for much of Asia for America and Australasia. In view of its importance it is strange that there should be no record ...
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 ...
The Proceedings of the Lincoln College Farmers' Conference Cumulative Index Volumes 1-20 (1951-1970)
(Lincoln College (Lincoln, N.Z.)., 1971)
The Lincoln College Farmers’ Conference was an annual event held over a period of thirty six years from 1951 to 1986. It was a forum for farmers with participation in the early years by district nomination. The strength ...
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 ...
Livestock and pasture production from dryland lucerne and two lucerne/grass mixtures over four years in Canterbury
(Lincoln University, 2017)
The productivity of a lucerne monoculture, lucerne/brome and lucerne/cocksfoot binary mixtures grown on shallow soils at Ashley Dene, Canterbury, were compared under grazing over four years. Pastures were grazed with ...
Phosphorus legacy: role of long-term soil phosphorus accumulation in the sustainable management of intensive agroecosystems
(Lincoln University, 2017-08-02)
Phosphorus (P) is an essential nutrient for all organisms. Phosphate rock is primarily utilised for the manufacture of P fertilisers, and is a finite resource. Most agricultural lands worldwide present low levels of available ...
Progress in pasture plant physiology
(The New Zealand Society of Animal Production, 1967)
Some major achievements of pasture plant physiology are reviewed. Detailed study of growth patterns has provided an understanding of how grasses grow and how they persist in a grazed sward. Genetic variation for physiological ...
The effect of pre-mowing pasture on milk, pasture, and nitrogen partitioning of dairy cows in the autumn
(Lincoln University, 2014)
The effect of pre mowing on pastures of high or low mass was investigated to determine whether herbage quality, intake, milk yield and nitrogen use efficiency (NUE) of dairy cows could be increased. The experiment was ...
An investigation of the incorporation of a standoff facility with the grazing of fodder beet in a Canterbury dairy wintering system
(Lincoln University, 2014)
Dairy farmers are under scrutiny for the negative effect their farming operations have on the environment, particularly in regard to nitrate leaching. The National Policy Statement for Freshwater has directed regional ...
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.