The Proceedings of the Lincoln College Farmers' Conference 1978
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; agricultural research; energy consumption; agricultural technology; freezing industry; industrial relations; farm production; wheat yield; pasture utilisation; rural health services; diversification; high interest rates; dairy farming
Fields of Research070106 Farm Management, Rural Management and Agribusiness; 099901 Agricultural Engineering; 160804 Rural Sociology; 140201 Agricultural Economics; 0702 Animal Production; 0703 Crop and Pasture Production; 150306 Industrial Relations; 140207 Financial Economics
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