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The role of the NZFSA in investigating health issues concerning A1 and A2 milk
(Lincoln University. Department of Agricultural Management and Property Studies, 2007-10)
The NZFSA claims (24 Sept 07) that they do not believe ‘A1 milk is any more or less of a riskthan A2 milk’. Presumably they are basing this claim on the report undertaken for them byProfessor Boyd Swinburn in 2004, which ...
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 ...
The intensification of pastoral agriculture: some trends and implications
(Institute of Primary Industry Management, 2006)
In the 15 year period starting 1990 there has been a remarkable transformation of New Zealand’s pastoral agriculture. Dairy production measured as kilograms of milksolids has doubled. On sheep farms the number of ewes has ...
Development of a dairy industry in a new area - land use change in Canterbury, New Zealand
(Institute of Agricultural Management and the International Farm Management Association, 2015-10-01)
Canterbury dairying increased from 20,000 ha in 1980-81 to 255,000 ha in 2013-14. During this time, Canterbury production increased from 2% of New Zealand’s milk to 19%. This paper examines factors that influenced this ...