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Values of ecosystem services associated with intense dairy farming in New Zealand
(Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, 2007-02)
The increase in greenhouse gas emissions and degradation of water quality and quantity in waterways due to dairy farming in New Zealand have become of growing concern. Compared to traditional sheep and beef cattle farming, ...
Estimating values of environmental impacts of dairy farming in New Zealand
(Taylor & Francis on behalf of The Royal Society of New Zealand, 2009)
New Zealand is the world’s largest exporter of dairy products, supplying about one third of global trade. The dairy sector strives to maintain international competitiveness by continued increases in productivity and ...
Some external costs of dairy farming in Canterbury
(Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, 2006)
Intensification of agricultural practices is occurring in Canterbury. Dairy farm conversions continue with land use increasing 132% since 1995. Current concerns emanate predominantly from issues of water quantity and ...