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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 ...
Adoption of automatic milking technologies: case studies of New Zealand automatic milking systems
(Lincoln University, 2014)
Automatic Milking Systems (AMS) represent a revolutionary innovation in dairy farming, which not only replaces the physical labour required to harvest milk, but also influences the entire farm system. This dissertation ...
Who makes the decisions on New Zealand farms?
(NZ Institute of Primary Industry Management Inc, 2014-12)
To work with farmers in improving their decision-making and financial situation it is important to have information about the on-farm help used in making farm decisions, as well as the off-farm help which farmers use. To ...
How dairy consultants help farmers design improved farming systems?
(Centre of Excellence in Farm Business Management, 2014-09)
There is concern in the farm management consultancy field about the aging population of consultants and the lack of succession planning. One of the factors constraining the employment of new consultants is the time and ...
A review of recent research and extension on dryland lucerne in New Zealand
(New Zealand Society of Animal Production, 2014)
To maintain scientific integrity requires the publication of research articles in journals of high international standing. Results from such work are frequently discounted as irrelevant and of low value to practitioners ...