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The economics of controlling gorse in hill country comparing goat and sheep grazing combinations with the chemical method
(Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, 1983)
The aim of this study was to assess the economics of controlling gorse in hill country, comparing the use of goat and sheep grazing to chemical control. The New Zealand environment has suited the growth of gorse (an ...
A study of the determinants of fattening and grazing farm land prices in New Zealand, 1962 to 1983
(Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, 1986)
During the late 1970's and early 1980's, the price of sheep and beef farms in New Zealand increased rapidly. From 1962 to 1983 the fattening and grazing land price indices compiled by the Valuation Department increased at ...
Deer farming - vital for the survival of the Arrow River irrigation scheme
(New Zealand Grassland Association., 1987)
The Arrow River Irrigation Scheme has been in operation since the early 1930s. Farming systems within the scheme have been predominantly sheep with limited cereal cropping. Irrigation has been used mainly to ensure that ...
Pragmatism in hill pasture renovation
(New Zealand Grassland Association., 1989)
Hill pasture renovation methods have been restricted in the past to surface oversowing of unaltered, trampled or burnt pastures. Unfortunately the old pasture recovers and may compete vigorously with the establishing new ...