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Energy consumption and carbon footprints of New Zealand dairy systems: Comparison of pastoral and barn dairy farming systems : A thesis submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy at Lincoln University
(Lincoln University, 2019)
Over the last years, New Zealand dairy farming has expanded both in dairying area and milk production and became more intensive in terms of energy inputs. The usage of higher energy inputs are responsible for significant ...
Integrating value chains to reward sustainable land use practices
(Fertilizer and Lime Research Centre, 2017-02)
An unusual feature of the New Zealand economy compared to other developed countries is that it has a relatively low ratio of exports to gross domestic product, but the percentage of merchandise exports devoted to agri-food ...
Adaptation knowledge for New Zealand’s primary industries: Known, not known and needed
(Elsevier: Creative Commons, 2019)
Climate sensitive primary industries including pastoral farming, high-value horticulture and viticulture are central to Aotearoa-New Zealand’s economy. While advances have been made in understanding the impacts and ...
Examining the mythologies of organics: Moving beyond the organic/conventional binary?
The turn of the 21st century marked a crossroads for organic agriculture. By 2002, when the research project detailed in this chapter was being designed, organic agriculture had emerged as a commercial force that incorporated ...