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An analysis of the feasibility of using image processing to estimate the live weight of sheep
(Lincoln University. Farm and Horticultural Management Group., 2004-06)
One of the difficulties in successfully managing the supply and use of animal feed in sheep farming is in knowing the live weight of the sheep in the various mobs a farmer may be using. Most farmers make intuitive estimates ...
Canterbury dairy farmers' opinions about using computerised farm information systems
(Lincoln University. Farm and Horticultural Management Group, 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, ...
The application of expert system methodology to feed management
(Lincoln University. Agricultural Economics Research Unit, 1994-10)
Computers are becoming an increasing part of the range of tools available to farmers in carrying out their farm management activities. However, there is a range of utilisation of computers within the farming sector. This ...
Feed management and computer practices on a sample of New Zealand farms
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness & Economics Research Unit, 1994-04)
In an environment where producers are faced with the need to continually improve productive efficiency in order to generate higher levels of net income, a fundamental aspect is the provision of appropriate quantities of ...
A survey of farmers' attitudes to information
(Lincoln College. Agricultural Economics Research Unit, 1983-11)
The revolution in computer and electronic technology has given rise to equipment which can potentially provide primary producers with continuous access to a wide range of information stored on central computers. Modern ...
Drivers of transaction costs affecting participation in the rental market for cropland in Vietnam
(Wiley - on behalf of the Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society (AARES), 2016-07)
Farm incomes in rural Vietnam are tightly constrained by very small farm sizes. Stringent limits on the area of cropland that individuals may own means that farmers need a well-functioning rental market to consolidate land ...