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The monitor farms programme : a case study in Canterbury
(Lincoln University, 2001)
The monitor farms programme is an industry-funded extension methodology, which takes a whole farm approach, using a business view of farming. As such it is a worthy complement to the one-to-one consultancy. Financial surveys ...
Innovation adoption and farm management practices in the Canterbury dairy industry
(Lincoln University, 2014)
This research examined technology adoption behaviours of Canterbury (New Zealand) dairy farmers and the socio-demographic, farm and information seeking characteristics (ISCs) associated with adoption. Ten farm management ...
Organic livestock farming : main issues and management strategies implemented by farmers : case studies in Canterbury, New Zealand
(Lincoln University, 2001)
The aims of this study were to identify a) the main issues faced by some organic livestock farmers, b) the management strategies adopted by them to deal with those issues and c) the economic incentives associated with ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...
Computer-based mass appraisal for rural property: a case study in Central Canterbury, New Zealand
(Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, 1988)
This thesis considers the applicability of the computer-based mass appraisal techniques of Multiple Regression Analysis and Adaptive Estimation as a means of estimating the rateable value of rural property in New Zealand. ...
An evaluation of voluntary environmental schemes used by the dairy industry in Canterbury, New Zealand
(Lincoln University, 2015)
Internationally, there are increasing concerns regarding the environmental impacts associated with intensive dairy farming. However, few studies have determined the characteristics of these approaches in the agricultural ...