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An economic evaluation of winter feed alternatives for Canterbury seasonal supply dairy farms : a dissertation submitted in partial fulfiment of the requirements for the degree of Bachelor of Agricultural Science (Honours), Lincoln College
(Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, 1989)
Dairy farming has been a part of the Canterbury farming scene from the earliest settler days. Banks Peninsula was New Zealand’s first dairying area. During the 1840's shipments were made to whaling stations, to Wellington ...
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 ...
Factors influencing agro-environmental regulatory compliance behaviour on Canterbury dairy farms
(Lincoln University, 2016-12-02)
The Canterbury dairy industry has grown significantly in the past several decades in both the number of cows being milked and effective farming area. The industry has seen substantial growth in farm size, productivity and ...
The carbon footprint of energy consumption in pastoral and barn dairy farming systems: A case study from Canterbury, New Zealand
Dairy farming is constantly evolving to more intensive systems of management, which involve more consumption of energy inputs. The consumption of these energy inputs in dairy farming contributes to climate change both with ...
Energy efficiency outlook of New Zealand dairy farming systems: An application of data envelopment analysis (DEA) approach
This study evaluates energy efficiency of pastoral (PDFs) and barn (BDFs) dairy farming systems in New Zealand through application of data envelopment analysis (DEA) approach. Two models constant return to scale (CCR) and ...