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A study of the nutritive value of untopdressed hill country pastures
(Canterbury Agricultural College, University of New Zealand, 1951)
Pastures provide the natural food supply of grazing animals and are the raw materials for the world's wool, meat and dairying industries. In an effort to increase livestock production, research workers have been developing ...
Light land pastures
(New Zealand Grassland Association., 1956)
Approximately ¾ million acres of the Canterbury Plains are classified as light land. The soils are a shallow, stony loam overlying an open, shingle subsoil with a very low moisture holding capacity. The rainfall of 25 ...
The use of short-rotation ryegrass at Lincoln College
(New Zealand Grassland Association., 1957)
Apart from pedigree white clover no pasture species has had more impact on the College farm than short-rotation ryegrass. Equally spectacular has been the decreasing dependence on swards based on perennial ryegrass. These ...
The Proceedings of the Lincoln College Farmers' Conference 1957
(Canterbury Agricultural College (Lincoln, N.Z.)., 1957)
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 ...