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Whole-farm modelling using different grazing-management strategies with diverse pastures within an irrigated dairy-farm system
(New Zealand Society of Animal Production (Inc), 2018)
The objective of this study was to assess the effect of diverse pasture mixtures and grazing management on profitability of Canterbury dairy farms using a commercial modelling tool, Farmax Dairy Pro. Two years of pasture ...
Effect of urine, potassium and dicyandiamide (DCD) application on pasture production from a free-draining Canterbury dairy pasture soil
(Fertiliser and Lime Research Centre, 2014)
A cut-and-carry trial was conducted on a low Quick-test potassium (QTK ≤ 4) Lismore soil during 2012-13 in Springston, Canterbury to test the responsiveness of a dairy pasture to urine, dicyandiamide (DCD) and potassium ...
The effect of optimum vs deficit irrigation on plant nitrogen uptake and nitrate leaching loss from soil
(Fertilizer and Lime Research Centre, Massey University, 2016)
Nitrate (NO₃⁻) leaching, associated with urine nitrogen (N) deposition during grazing is recognised as a significant environmental problem. In this study it was hypothesised that optimum irrigation could increase plant ...