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A new pest management research facility: Scion’s large-scale precision track sprayer
(New Zealand Plant Protection Society (Inc), 2014)
A new large scale precision track sprayer has been developed and evaluated for spray deposition and pesticide application research under controlled conditions. The spray room is fitted with a 4 m wide electrically driven ...
Cost effective minerals
(South Island Dairy Event (SIDE)., 2003)
In this paper an outline is given to the trace mineral supplementation used on the Lincoln University dairy farm, the cost of the programme and the results achieved.
Drift reducing potential of low drift nozzles with the use of spray-hoods
(The New Zealand Plant Protection Society Inc., 2014)
A field study was conducted in November 2013 to assess the drift reduction potential of a three headed spray-hood unit with either DG95-02 or DG95-015 low-drift nozzles used with the hoods either on or off (DG nozzles ...
Report on SIDE project: pasture analysis to investigate the spring milk production dip
(South Island Dairying Development Centre (SIDDC)., 2007-05)
The objective of this project was a more detailed investigation of the rapid decline in milksolids production experienced at LUDF during late October and November in the 2003/04, 2004/05 and 2005/06 seasons. Analysis of ...
Dry matter production and water use of dryland cocksfoot/lupin and lucerne pastures in the third year after establishment
(Lincoln University, 2017-11-14)
Cocksfoot (Dactylis glomerata) is a preferred grass option for dryland pastures on high country farms in the South Island of New Zealand. However, increasing the productivity of cocksfoot based pastures with legumes is ...
Analysis of the keratin associated protein gene KRTAP6-1 in New Zealand Wiltshire sheep
(Lincoln University, 2016-11-14)
Keratin associated proteins (KAPs) and keratins (Ks) are key elements in the structure of wool fibre and determine the phenotypes seen in sheep. The abundance of the KAP gene family (KRTAP-n) varies in wool fibre. Variation ...
Effect of grass species and sowing methods on Pyronota species (P. setosa and P. festiva: Scarabaeidae) in a traditional farm system
(Lincoln University, 2016-07-11)
Manuka beetles (Pyronota festiva and P. setosa) have become a serious and persistent pest on developed land on the West Coast of New Zealand. The broad spectrum insecticide diazinon has failed to adequately control this ...
The Proceedings of the Lincoln College Farmers' Conference Cumulative Index Volumes 1-20 (1951-1970)
(Lincoln College (Lincoln, N.Z.)., 1971)
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 ...
What’s wrong with the 50/50 sharemilking contract!:' the decline of the herd owning sharemilker'
(Lincoln University. Faculty of Commerce. Kellogg Rural Leaders Programme., 2013)
Something seems wrong with the 50/50 contract because it is in decline. Sharemilking in New Zealand has been the main stepping stone up the Dairy Industry career pathway into farm ownership since the early 1900s. It has ...
Fertilizers in New Zealand, 1867-1929
(Canterbury Agricultural College, University of New Zealand, 1929)
In 1869, New Zealand use 216 tons of imported fertilizers in addition to a very small amount of local bonedust. Sixty years later, the imports amounted to 324,145 tons, while local production was in the neighbourhood of ...