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Family farming without state intervention : economic factors underlying the prevalence of family farming : theoretical analysis and case study of New Zealand.
(Lincoln University. Agricultural Economics Research Unit., 1996-10)
Evaluating the effects of reforms to New Zealand's agricultural policy is a topic of enduring interest, especially in recent years. This Research Report examines an important aspect of farm structure (family and corporate ...
Case studies on the adoption of dairy goat milking systems in New Zealand
(Lincoln University, 2017-11-09)
The dairy goat milking sector in New Zealand is a developing industry. It is predominantly clustered in the Waikato and consists of both indoor and outdoor systems. This dissertation investigates the key drivers, planning, ...
Cost effective minerals
(South Island Dairy Event (SIDE)., 2003)
In this paper an outline is given to the trace mineral supplementation used on the Lincoln University dairy farm, the cost of the programme and the results achieved.
Resilience in retrospective: analysis of response to shocks and stress in the New Zealand kiwifruit and sheep and beef sectors
(Agriculture Research Group on Sustainability, 2012)
Sustainability forms a key concept within the Agriculture Research Group on Sustainability (ARGOS) project. Since the project was initiated in 2004, however, sustainability has been exposed to increasing scrutiny as an ...
New Zealand farmers and wetlands
(Agriculture Research Group on Sustainability, 2006-11)
This research focuses on how New Zealand farmers approach the management of wetlands and waterways on their farms, and was funded by a Fish & Game New Zealand Research Scholarship, in association with the Agriculture ...
Effect of supplementation and grazing residual on dairy cow production
(Lincoln University, 2014)
With the desire to increase milk production continuing the industry is developing ways to increase production without increasing costs. Two strategies to increase production are manipulating grazing residual to increase ...
Planning for retirement and farm succession - the perspectives of New Zealand farm families
(Lincoln University. Faculty of Commerce. Kellogg Rural Leaders Programme., 1997)
The objectives of this project are to firstly to raise awareness of planning for retirement and farm succession. The second objective is to formulate and enunciate a consideration of the key elements of viability, ...
Adoption of automatic milking technologies: case studies of New Zealand automatic milking systems
(Lincoln University, 2014)
Automatic Milking Systems (AMS) represent a revolutionary innovation in dairy farming, which not only replaces the physical labour required to harvest milk, but also influences the entire farm system. This dissertation ...
The accuracy and application of some subjective judgements used in wool research
(Canterbury Agricultural College, University of New Zealand, 1942)
In New Zealand during the last two or three years, a scheme of wool research termed “Wool Survey” which exploits the naturally occurring variation among animals, has been developed on an extensive scale. Visual judgements ...
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 ...