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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.
Farming under nitrate leaching limits: ‘A case study of the effects of meeting potential nitrate leaching limits in a Canterbury dairy farming situation’
(Lincoln University. Faculty of Commerce. Kellogg Rural Leaders Programme., 2013)
This report investigates the impact that altering the farm system of Singletree Dairies in mid Canterbury to achieve a predicted nitrogen leaching loss in Overseer of 24kgN/ha/year will have on both the operation management ...
The benefits of water storage to irrigation
(Lincoln University. Faculty of Commerce. Kellogg Rural Leaders Programme., 2009)
Irrigation and water storage has long been touted as a potential for improvements in productivity in dryland East Coast areas. Reports date back to the 1880's discussing the benefits water would bring to farmlands. Currently ...
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 ...
The sustainability and cost-effectiveness of water storage projects on Canterbury rivers: the Opihi River case
(New Zealand Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, 2010-08)
There is an increasing demand for water resources in the Canterbury region. The impact of this demand has lead to unacceptable minimum river flows, which has resulted in adverse affects to river ecology. In an effort to ...
The influence of the black and white tide: dairy farming, landscape and community change
(Lincoln University, 2012)
In Austen, a part of Canterbury in the South Island of New Zealand, pastoral and arable communities have been centrally important to the rural economy, community, and landscape for multiple generations. Recently, these ...
The Hurunui Waiau Zone Implementation Programme as a collaborative planning process: A preliminary review
(Environment Canterbury, 2012-05)
The objective of this report is to provide a preliminary assessment of the development of the Hurunui Waiau Zone Implementation Programme as a collaborative planning exercise to progress the implementation of the Canterbury ...
The values associated with Maori-centred tourism in Canterbury
(Lincoln University. Tourism Recreation Research and Education Centre, 2003-07)
The overall aim of this study was to analyse Maori tourism development in the Canterbury region according to values of Maori-centred tourism. The objectives to achieve this aim were to validate the relevance of the values ...
Investigating crop and dairy complementarities within a Canterbury farming system. Case studies from the Mid-Canterbury region, New Zealand.
(Lincoln University, 2013)
In Canterbury, the majority of dairy farmers use their land as an intensive milking platform and rely on feed and grazing from other sources for dry cows and young stock. As a result, the Canterbury cropping sector is ...
A modelling study of the economic and environmental impacts of integrating forage and cash crops into a Canterbury dairy farm (LUDF)
(Lincoln University, 2015)
The New Zealand dairy industry has experienced rapid intensification during recent decades in response to increasing land values. Incorporating forage crops on the milking platform is a potential strategy to increase dry ...