The Proceedings of the Lincoln College Farmers' Conference 1981
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; lamb marketing; fertilisers; phosphate fertilisers; lucerne grazing management; Sitona discoideus; Sitona weevil; aphids; farm labour; autumn feeding; parasitism; dairy industry
Fields of Research070106 Farm Management, Rural Management and Agribusiness; 070302 Agronomy; 079902 Fertilisers and Agrochemicals (incl. Application); 070308 Crop and Pasture Protection (Pests, Diseases and Weeds); 070202 Animal Growth and Development; 140201 Agricultural Economics
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