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The carbon footprint of energy consumption in pastoral and barn dairy farming systems: A case study from Canterbury, New Zealand
Dairy farming is constantly evolving to more intensive systems of management, which involve more consumption of energy inputs. The consumption of these energy inputs in dairy farming contributes to climate change both with ...
Energy efficiency outlook of New Zealand dairy farming systems: An application of data envelopment analysis (DEA) approach
This study evaluates energy efficiency of pastoral (PDFs) and barn (BDFs) dairy farming systems in New Zealand through application of data envelopment analysis (DEA) approach. Two models constant return to scale (CCR) and ...
Energy consumption and carbon footprints of New Zealand dairy systems: Comparison of pastoral and barn dairy farming systems : A thesis submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy
(Lincoln University, 2019)
Over the last years, New Zealand dairy farming has expanded both in dairying area and milk production and became more intensive in terms of energy inputs. The usage of higher energy inputs are responsible for significant ...