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  • Woodford, Keith B. (International Farm Management Association, 2007)
    Approximately 500 New Zealand (NZ) dairy farmers are converting their herds to eliminate production of A1 beta-casein within the milk. The alternative casein is A2 beta-casein, and the associated milk is known as A2 milk. ...
  • Vanderholm, Dale H. (Lincoln College. NZAEI., 1984-12)
    Agricultural waste management is a rapidly changing technology. It is subject to government regulation and sensitive to population growth patterns, community attitudes and land use changes. It is influenced by variables ...
  • Mackintosh, Duncan (Lincoln University. Faculty of Commerce. Kellogg Rural Leaders Programme., 2015)
    There is global concern about food safety and the effect antibiotic use in animal production has on our ability to treat human infections in high profile “superbugs” such as MRSA. Antibiotic use in animals has come under ...
  • Guimaraes, Frederico B. (Lincoln University, Canterbury, 2005)
    New Zealand dairy farmers have adopted twice-a-day (TAD) milking, and accept that it provides the economically optimum rate of milk removal. The big commitment of labour in the process of twice-a-day milking has a major ...
  • Grayling, William J. (Lincoln University, Christchurch, 2008)
    Irrigation is an integral component of Canterbury dairy farming to produce reliable summer pasture production to support high performing dairy cows. Within the Canterbury region there is becoming increased pressure over ...
  • Clayton-Greene, Campbell (Lincoln University. Faculty of Commerce. Kellogg Rural Leaders Programme., 2004)
    Every company has a reputation. Everyone you meet will form an opinion about your company, even if they have not done business with you yet. The challenge is to manage your reputation so that the opinion that people have ...
  • Alvarez, Jorge; Nuthall, Peter L. (Lincoln University. Farm and Horticultural Management Group, Lincoln, Canterbury, 2001-07)
    Canterbury dairy farmers' opinions about computerised systems used for managing farm information were collected through 39 stratified, randomly selected interviews. Farmers who are using software note they can save time, ...
  • Nolan, Irene (Lincoln University. Faculty of Commerce. Kellogg Rural Leaders Programme., 2003)
    This research had the following objectives; • To identify what drives and motivates people to change careers from an urban background with little or no farming experiences into a career of dairy farming. • To identify ...
  • Fairweather, John R.; Hunt, Lesley M.; Rosin, C.; Campbell, H. (Agriculture Research Group on Sustainability, Lincoln University, Christchurch, 2008-02)
  • Fairweather, John R.; Hunt, Lesley M.; Lucock, D.; Rosin, C. (Agriculture Research Group on Sustainability, Lincoln, Canterbury, 2008-02)
    The Agriculture Research Group On Sustainability (ARGOS) is investigating the social, environmental and economic consequences of different management systems in different farming sectors in New Zealand (for more information ...
  • Menzies, Diane (Lincoln University, 1999)
    This study explores issues arising from the adoption of the term 'clean and green' for marketing New Zealand dairy products. Three dimensions of environmental quality were investigated: that of sustainable dairying and ...
  • Meyer, Basil (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.
  • Araki, Kazuaki (Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit., 1998-04)
    Japan's production cost for milk is the highest in the world. In contrast, New Zealand's production cost for milk is the lowest in the world. The purpose of this report is to examine the difference in the structure of dairy ...
  • Alvarez, Jorge; Nuthall, Peter L. (Lincoln University. Farm and Horticultural Management Group., Lincoln University, 2001-07)
    With the objective of collecting data for assessing research hypotheses about information management, a mail survey was carried out on Canterbury dairy farmers between July and August of 2000. From a total of 537 questionnaires ...
  • Alvarez, Jorge; Nuthall, Peter L. (Lincoln University. Farm and Horticultural Management Group, Lincoln, Canterbury, 2001-07)
    For providing systems to support decision making it is important to understand how farmers collect and manage decision information. Using data from a mail survey a ""three-information-area"" and ""four-system-type"" model ...
  • Littin, Craig (Lincoln University. Faculty of Commerce. Kellogg Rural Leaders Programme., 2007)
    The South Waikato district has an approximate population of 23,000 residents and spans over 182,000 hectares of predominantly abundant pasture and forested land. Of this figure 22% of people work in the Agriculture and ...
  • Monaghan, John (Lincoln University. Faculty of Commerce. Kellogg Rural Leaders Programme., 1992)
    This report outlines the information collected from a survey of 24 people in the Tui Milk Products Supply Area who have been involved in the recent conversions of drystock units to dairy-farms and the expansion of existing ...
  • McClatchy, D. (Lincoln College. Agricultural Economics Research Unit., 1969-10)
    Overseas trade is an important feature of the New Zealand economy. Approximately one quarter of this country's gross national product is exported, and a similar proportion of gross domestic expenditure is in payment for ...
  • Clough, Timothy J.; Kelliher, Francis M. (American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, and Soil Science Society of America, 2005)
    Dairy farm effluent (DFE) comprises animal feces, urine, and wash-down water collected at the milking shed. This is collected daily during the milking season and sprayed onto grazed dairy pastures. Urine patches in grazed ...
  • Sterritt, Alice Kay (Lincoln University, 2014)
    This thesis reports on the governance requirements for New Zealand dairy farming enterprises. Over the past two decades dairy farms in New Zealand have increased in size. Owning multiple farms in a number of locations has ...

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