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A theoretical study of the economic and environmental impacts of incorporating housing structures into a Canterbury dairy farm (LUDF)
(Lincoln University, 2014)
In parts of New Zealand, economic drivers are causing intensification of dairying in order to maintain a competitive advantage for low-cost milk production. These practices have contributed to increased nitrate leaching, ...
Energy consumption and carbon footprints of New Zealand dairy systems: Comparison of pastoral and barn dairy farming systems : A thesis submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy at Lincoln University
(Lincoln University, 2019)
Over the last years, New Zealand dairy farming has expanded both in dairying area and milk production and became more intensive in terms of energy inputs. The usage of higher energy inputs are responsible for significant ...