The Proceedings of the Lincoln College Farmers' Conference 1959
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; international agriculture; sheep management; fencing design; hill country; water supply; agricultural diversification; stock health
Fields of Research070106 Farm Management, Rural Management and Agribusiness; 070308 Crop and Pasture Protection (Pests, Diseases and Weeds); 079901 Agricultural Hydrology (Drainage, Flooding, Irrigation, Quality, etc.); 079902 Fertilisers and Agrochemicals (incl. Application); 070203 Animal Management
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