Proceedings of the 1985 Hill and High Country Seminar, Lincoln College, July 1985
The proceedings include the full text of the following papers: G. Batten, The challenge of goats; B. R. D. Purchas, Goat management and fibre returns; Joan E. Radcliffe, Gorse control with goats; G. L. Holgate Sweet brier control with goats; M. G. Lambert, Goats for controlling pasture weeds; J. M. Keoghan, MAF research on alternative pasture species, cultivators and lines for southern South Island hill and high country; B. E. Allan, Pasture species most suited to non-arable hill and high country: a new look at traditional species; M. Douglas, Lucerne establishment in high country soils; J. M. Keoghan, Fitting pasture species and cultivars into high country landscapes and grazing systems; - C. Bridgeman, Species for the moist zone; E. WVartha, D. Scott & L.A. Maunsell, Species for intensive use; J. Tavendale & R. Evans Species for special purpose high country pastures; J. Perriam, Pasture management in the dry zone; A. Heath & R. Ward-Smith, Adding value to fine wool sheep; Can traditional hill country agriculture survive the market economy (i) A farmer's view - E. Garden (ii) An economist's perspective - G. E. Rutherford, P. G. Bushnell (iii) A commentary - A. Rayner; Matagouri control (i) Chemicals - B. A. Patterson (ii) The burning option - P. Grigg (iii) The do-nothing approach - H. Pawsey.... [Show full abstract]
Keywordshill farming; goat management; gorse control; weed control; grazing systems; high country pastures; pasture management; hill country agriculture
Fields of Research070106 Farm Management, Rural Management and Agribusiness; 070302 Agronomy; 070101 Agricultural Land Management
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