The development of a Loburn foothill farm
This paper presents the story of the development of a farm in a foothills district, a district that achieved notoriety because of the number of abandoned farms in the middle and late thirties and the general low standard of productivity of the area. It is hoped also to show how applied farm management is the key to increased production. The farm “Greybanks” is owned by Mr Geoffrey Harper. Its development commenced in the autumn of 1946. The farm is in the north Loburn district on the banks of the Grey and Okuku Rivers, some 12 miles north-west of Rangiora, the nearest centre and railhead. Whiterock limeworks lie 4 miles north of the farm.... [Show full abstract]
Fields of Research070106 Farm Management, Rural Management and Agribusiness
TypeConference Contribution - Published (Conference Paper)
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