The Proceedings of the Lincoln College Farmers' Conference 1954
The Lincoln College Farmers’ Conference was an annual event held over a period of thirty six years from 1951 to 1986. It was a forum for farmers with participation in the early years by district nomination. The strength of the Conference was the high number of papers contributed and presented by farmers, and the hard working organising committee. Notably some conference days saw more than five hundred attendees. The demise of the generic Lincoln College Farmers’ Conference in this format was largely due to the establishment of other more specific conferences including Weeds and Pests, Wool, and Sheep and Beef.... [Show full abstract]
Keywordsagricultural education; farmer education; farm industry; footrot in sheep; animal health; disease control; soil testing; shelter; farm forestry; hill country; tussock grasslands; farm production; weather forecasting
Fields of Research070203 Animal Management; 070205 Animal Protection (Pests and Pathogens); 050305 Soil Physics; 070308 Crop and Pasture Protection (Pests, Diseases and Weeds); 040107 Meteorology; 070106 Farm Management, Rural Management and Agribusiness
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