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Production, profit and nitrogen flows in irrigated dairy systems representing different industry development pathways: The Pastoral 21 experience in Canterbury
(Taylor & Francis on behalf of the Royal Society of New Zealand, 2020-08-26)
Future development pathways for irrigated dairy farms in Canterbury operating under stricter nitrogen (N) loss limits were compared in two farmlets over four years. One represented the traditional pathway of intensification ...
Modelling: Effect of feeding plantain pasture to three different breeds of calf/heifer on weight gain and nitrogen leaching in Canterbury
(Taylor and Francis on behalf of the Royal Society of New Zealand, 2020)
Four levels of plantain (0%, 25%, 50% and 75% on DM basis) inclusion rate to ryegrass-clover pasture and three target heifer mature live weights, 444 kg (representing Jersey), 529 kg (Friesian), and 492 kg (cross bred ...