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Integration of crop and dairy farms
(New Zealand Institute of Primary Industry Management (NZIPIM), 2014-06)
In this article we report on case study investigations in 2012 of seven farm businesses in mid-Canterbury. These are part of a further evolution within some of the region’s dairy industry towards the integration of crop ...
Development of a dairy industry in a new area - land use change in Canterbury, New Zealand
(Institute of Agricultural Management and the International Farm Management Association, 2015-10-01)
Canterbury dairying increased from 20,000 ha in 1980-81 to 255,000 ha in 2013-14. During this time, Canterbury production increased from 2% of New Zealand’s milk to 19%. This paper examines factors that influenced this ...
Farm-management tools: Reasons for the decision not to use specific tools
(New Zealand Society of Animal Production, 2019)
There are a large number of management tools available to farmers, however, some are utilised by only a small percentage. The reasons behind the choice not to use a particular tool were investigated using a postal questionnaire ...
The effect of interest rate on the profitability of finishing weaner stags : A dissertation submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirement for the Degree of Bachelor of Agricultural Science with Honours in the University of Canterbury [Lincoln College]
(Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, 1988)
With the arrival of the first European Settlers came sheep and cattle to New Zealand. Under New Zealand conditions sheep and cattle farming developed in its own way. Sheep were to become very important in New Zealand both ...