The Proceedings of the Lincoln College Farmers' Conference 1977
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; farm settlement; farm finance; land settlement; social relations; labour management; rural areas; meat industry; agricultural engineering; lucerne diseases; milk production; dairy farming
Fields of Research070106 Farm Management, Rural Management and Agribusiness; 140201 Agricultural Economics; 070101 Agricultural Land Management; 160804 Rural Sociology; 099901 Agricultural Engineering; 070308 Crop and Pasture Protection (Pests, Diseases and Weeds); 0702 Animal Production
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