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Alternative management strategies and drafting policies for irrigated Canterbury sheep farms
(Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, 1982)
The purpose of this investigation was to study the economic implications to producers of altering the offtake pattern of lambs on irrigated farms. To permit such a study, a detailed analysis of both management and drafting ...
A model for decision making under non-certainty on Canterbury light land farms
(Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, 1979)
Annual production on Canterbury light land sheep farms fluctuates markedly. A major reason for this is the extreme climatic variability both between years and between seasons. This has a major, effect on feed supply, and ...
Evaluation of voluntary agro-environmental schemes adopted by dairy industry in Canterbury, New Zealand
Globally, there is an ample number of voluntary agro-environmental schemes, however little research has evaluated design of these particular schemes. In New Zealand, voluntary approaches in dairy farming industry are ...
Sheep meat in China and the opportunities for New Zealand
(NZ Institute of Primary Industry Management (NZIPIM) Inc, 2013-03)
In 2012, China replaced the United Kingdom as the most important destination by volume for New Zealand sheep meat. In this article we explain the reasons behind the increased demand, and look at what the future might bring. ...
Integration of crop and dairy farms
(New Zealand Institute of Primary Industry Management (NZIPIM), 2014-06)
In this article we report on case study investigations in 2012 of seven farm businesses in mid-Canterbury. These are part of a further evolution within some of the region’s dairy industry towards the integration of crop ...