The Proceedings of the Lincoln College Farmers' Conference 1972
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; economic prediction; farm management; labour management; sheep breeding; fencing costs; nitrogen fertilisers; lucerne farming; crop rotation; pig production; irrigation
Fields of Research070106 Farm Management, Rural Management and Agribusiness; 140211 Labour Economics; 070302 Agronomy; 070305 Crop and Pasture Improvement (Selection and Breeding); 070201 Animal Breeding; 079902 Fertilisers and Agrochemicals (incl. Application); 079901 Agricultural Hydrology (Drainage, Flooding, Irrigation, Quality, etc.)
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