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A systems approach to the economic evaluation of nitrogen fertiliser use in sheep farming enterprises
(Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, 1985)
An optimisation model is developed to evaluate the economic use of nitrogen fertiliser in sheep farming enterprises which depend on seasonal production of grass-legume pastures as the main source of feed. Nitrogen fertiliser ...
An appraisal of the Lincoln College Dairy Analysis Management Scheme
(Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, 1980)
An important aspect of the operation of a town milk supply dairy farm is the organisation of the monthly milk production to obtain full advantage of the quota plus percentage payout system. A farmer can have a major influence ...
Management of agricultural systems using mathematical programming
(Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, 1987)
The agriculture of Santa Catarina State, South Brazil, is characterised by the predominance of small and diversified farms. The majority of the food for internal consumption (e.g. maize, black beans, rice, milk, cassava, ...
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 conspectus on providing farm management advisers in N.Z. with computer-support : a thesis submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Agricultural Science in the University of Canterbury [Lincoln College]
(Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, 1981)
On-going developments within the computer industry are resulting in computer systems which are increasingly compact, powerful, robust, easy to use, and inexpensive. This means that computer power can be utilized by a much ...