The Proceedings of the Lincoln College Farmers' Conference 1975
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 of the Conference was the high number of papers contributed and presented by farmers, and the hard working organising committee. Notably some conference days saw more than five hundred attendees. The demise of the generic Lincoln College Farmers’ Conference in this format was largely due to the establishment of other more specific conferences including Weeds and Pests, Wool, and Sheep and Beef.... [Show full abstract]
Keywordsagricultural education; farmer education; farm industry; farming returns; energy consumption; mixed cropping; hill country agriculture; stabilisation schemes; stock management; animal production; irrigation
Fields of Research070106 Farm Management, Rural Management and Agribusiness; 140201 Agricultural Economics; 0702 Animal Production; 070307 Crop and Pasture Post Harvest Technologies (incl. Transportation and Storage); 079901 Agricultural Hydrology (Drainage, Flooding, Irrigation, Quality, etc.); 070305 Crop and Pasture Improvement (Selection and Breeding)
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