20th Annual FLRC Workshop
held at Massey University, February 2007

Designing Sustainable Farms
Critical Aspects of Soil and Water Management

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The correct citation for the proceedings is:

[Authors], 2007. [Title of paper]. In: Designing sustainable farms: Critical aspects of soil and water management.
(Eds L.D. Currie and L.J. Yates).  Occasional Report No. 20. Fertilizer and Lime Research Centre, Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand. pp

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Papers presented:

Chris Kelly
Landcorp Farming, Wellington
THE IMPACTS OF ENVIRONMENTAL BEST MANAGEMENT PRACTICES ON LANDCORP FARMING

Stewart F Ledgard, J Menneer, B Welten, M Kear, M Dexter, S Lindsey,
K Betteridge, J R Crush and D Pacheco

AgResearch, Hamilton
NEW NITROGEN MITIGATION TECHNOLOGIES FOR EVALUATION IN THE LAKE TAUPO CATCHMENT

Ross Monaghan, R J Wilcock, M Bramley, D J Houlbrooke, D Bewsell, L C Smith, A W McGowan, J M Quinn, B Robinson and K Betteridge
AgResearch, Mosgiel
FARM MANAGEMENT PLANS AND MITIGATION OPTIONS IN FOUR INTENSIVE DAIRY FARMING CATCHMENTS

Robert Brodnax
Environment Waikato, Hamilton
THE NEXT CHAPTER IN REGIONAL POLICY DEVELOPMENT TO MANAGE ADVERSE EFFECTS OF LANDUSE INTENSIFICATION

Gabriele Kaufler
Environment Waikato, Hamilton
NUTRIENT MANAGEMENT PLANNING – THE ENVIRONMENT WAIKATO APPROACH

David M Wheeler, S L Ledgard and R M Monaghan
AgResearch, Hamilton
ROLE OF THE OVERSEER NUTRIENT BUDGET MODEL IN NUTRIENT MANAGEMENT PLANS

Doug Edmeades and M Taylor
agKnowledge Ltd, Hamilton
FIVE YEARS IN THE FIELD: HOW TO EFFECT BEHAVIOUR CHANGE ON THE FARM THROUGH NUTRIENT MANAGEMENT PLANNING

Robert E Sojka and J A Entry
USDA Agricultural Research Service, Idaho, USA
MATRIX-BASED FERTILIZERS: A NEW FERTILIZER FORMULATION CONCEPT TO REDUCE NUTRIENT LEACHING

Roland Stenger, G Barkle, A Wall and J Clague
Lincoln Environmental Research, Hamilton
LOW GROUNDWATER N CONTAMINATION IN SPITE OF HIGH LAND USE INTENSITY:
THE TOENEPI DAIRYING CATCHMENT EXPERIENCE

Hong J Di, K C Cameron and R R Sherlock
Lincoln University, Canterbury
THE EFFECTIVENESS OF A NITRIFICATION INHIBITOR, ECO-N, IN REDUCING NITROUS OXIDE
EMISSIONS IN DIFFERENT GRAZED PASTURE SOILS

Jamie Blennerhassett, M Zaman, C Ramakrishnan, B Quin and N Livermore
Summit-Quinphos, Auckland
SUMMARY OF NEW ZEALAND SUSTAIN TRIALS TO DATE

Jim Sinner and H Crengle
Ecologic, Nelson
IMPROVING MARKET-BASED INSTRUMENTS THROUGH ROLE-PLAYING-GAMES:
NITRATE TRADING IN NEW ZEALAND

Markus Deurer, S Ralle, S Sivakumaran, I Vogeler, I McIvor and B Clothier
HortResearch, Palmerston North
SOIL-QUALITY ASSESSMENT FROM BIOPHYSICAL PROPERTIES OF TWO APPLE ORCHARDS IN HAWKE’S BAY

Rob F Zyskowski, P D Jamieson, S Thomas, S Sinton and G S Francis
Crop and Food Research, Canterbury
TESTING LUCI: PREDICTIONS AND MEASUREMENTS OF NITRATE LEACHING AND RISK

Carolyn Hedley, B H Kusumo, I Sanches, M Hedley, M Tuohy and M Hawke
Massey University, Palmerston North
PROXIMAL SENSING OF SOIL AND PASTURE DEVELOPMENT UNDER “FOREST TO FARM” LAND USE CHANGE

Davidson A Lloyd, L M Condron and G Edwards
Lincoln University, Canterbury
FOREST TO PASTURE CONVERSION – THE SOIL QUALITY CHALLENGE

Roger L Parfitt, A D Mackay, G W Yeates and D J Ross
Landcare Research, Palmerston North
MOVEMENT OF N, P, AND C FROM SOILS TO WATERS IN HILL COUNTRY PASTURES

Robert E Sojka, J A Entry, G E Shewmaker and J J Fuhrmann
USDA Agricultural Research Service, Idaho, USA
MANAGEMENT OF IRRIGATED AGRICULTURE TO INCREASE CARBON STORAGE

Jim Watson
BioJoule Limited and Genesis Research and Development, Auckland
ENERGY FARMING IN NEW ZEALAND

Ian McIvor, I Nicholas, K Snowdon and T Lough
HortResearch, Palmerston North
ENERGY FARMING FOR LAKE TAUPODISTRICT – A NEW MITIGATION LAND USE?

Andrew Manderson, A Mackay and G Cooper
AgResearch, Palmerston North
SLUI WHOLE FARM PLAN PROTOTYPES

Gwyn Morgan
Auckland Regional Council, Auckland
FARMER PERCEPTIONS OF THE DAIRYING AND CLEAN STREAMS ACCORD

Nicole Woutersen, A D Mackay and M J Hedley
Massey University, Palmerston North
THE SENSITIVITY OF OVERSEER AS A NUTRIENT BUDGETING AND MANAGEMENT TOOL
AT THE EXTREMES OF SOIL FERTILITY

Jamie Blennerhassett, A G Gillingham, B F Quin and M Gray
Summit-Quinphos, Auckland
EFFECT OF P FERTILISER FORM ON P RUN-OFF – A CATCHMENT SCALE STUDY

M S Srinivasan and R W McDowell
AgResearch, Mosgiel
HYDROLOGIC APPROACHES TO THE DELINEATION OF CRITICAL SOURCE AREAS AND
WATER QUALITY PROTECTION

Steve Thomas, M Close, R Dann, M Flintoft, Glyn Francis and H Barlow
Crop and Food Research, Canterbury
WHAT HAPPENS TO LEACHED NITRATE AND BROMIDE IN THE SOIL AND VADOSE ZONE IN CANTERBURY

Markus Deurer, C von der Heide, J Böttcher, W H M Duijnisveld, D Weymann and R Well
HortResearch, Palmerston North
N2O EMISSIONS FROM GROUNDWATER UNDER AGRICULTURAL LANDUSE
- A CASE STUDY FROM A SANDY AQUIFER IN GERMANY

Mike Bretherton, D J Horne, M J Hedley and D R Scotter
Fertilizer and Lime Research Centre, Massey University
TOWARDS A BETTER UNDERSTANDING OF THE VARIABILITY OF SOIL WATER AND PRODUCTION IN A HILL COUNTRY PASTURE

Baisen Zhang and Russ Tillman
Institute of Natural Resources, Massey University
MODELLING HILL-PASTURE PRODUCTION AND PASTURE RESPONSES TO NITROGEN AND PHOSPHORUS FERTILISER IN NEW ZEALAND

Bambang Kusumo, M Hedley, M Tuohy, C Hedley and G Arnold
Fertilizer and Lime Research Centre, Massey University
THE USE OF DIFFUSE REFLECTANCE SPECTROMETRY FOR IN SITU SOIL QUALITY MEASUREMENTS

Hayden Lawrence and I Yule
NZ Centre for Precision Agriculture, Massey University
APPLICATION MODELLING OF GROUND-BASED SPREADING VEHICLES

Rob Murray, I Yule and J Jones
NZ Centre for Precision Agriculture, Massey University
MODELLING PARTICLE BALLISTICS FROM A FIXED WING AIRCRAFT

Hendrik Venter and R J Hill
Hill Laboratories, Hamilton
INTERPRETATION OF LABORATORY RESULTS - ISSUES SURROUNDING THE SETTING OF OPTIMUM LEVELS

Lucy McKergow, A Taylor, C Stace, K Costley, G Timpany and J Paterson
NIWA, Hamilton
LANDSCAPE GRASS FILTER STRIPS IN THE ROTORUA LAKES CATCHMENT

J Luo, W Qiu, R D Longhurst, A Donnison, S F Ledgard, C Ross,
N S Bolan and M Kear
AgResearch, Hamilton
USE OF STAND-OFF PADS AND HERD-HOMES FOR WINTERING COWS

Ian McIvor, G Douglas and S Hurst
HortResearch, Palmerston North
ROOT DEVELOPMENT OF VERONESE POPLAR ON HILL SLOPES

Saman Bowatte, A Carran and P Newton
AgResearch, Palmerston North
NITRIFYING ARCHAEA ? YES ! THEY ARE IN OUR SOILS TOO

Antoine Vachey, I Vogeler and M Deurer
HortResearch, Palmerston North
IMPACT OF PLANTS ON THE BIOLOGICAL HEALTH OF CU-CONTAMINATED SOIL

Michael Halliday, D Hocking and W D Halliday
NZ Farm Forestry Association, Napier
LONG TERM ECONOMIC AND ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY WITH FARM FORESTRY

Simon Stokes G O Eyles, R G and T G Clouston
Hawkes Bay Regional Council, Napier
WORKING WITH FARMERS TO IMPLEMENT SUSTAINABL FARM SYSTEMS

Sarah Dudin and L Grant
Land Vision Ltd, Stratford
FUTURE PROOFING FARMERS WITH WHOLE FARM PLANNING

Lachie Grant and S Dudin
Land Vision Ltd, Stratford
MATCHING LAND USE WITH LAND TYPE TO ACHIEVE SUSTAINABILITY

Ian J Yule, B Zhang, R Murray and R W Tillman
NZ Centre for Precision Agriculture, Massey University
GIS AND VARIABLE RATE TECHNOLOGIES FOR OPTIMISED PASTURE MANAGEMENT IN HILL COUNTRY

Paddy Shannon and D Clarke
Shannon Agricultural Consulting Ltd, Te Awamutu
THE EFFECT OF LIMING POLICY ON SUSTAINABILITY AND NUTRIENT REQUIREMENTS

Bob Longhurst and J Luo
AgResearch, Hamilton
ON-OFF FARM WINTER MANAGEMENT PRACTICES: POTENTIAL ENVIRONMENTAL BENEFITS AND ISSUES

Steve Taylor, J Blennerhassett and W Thomson
Summit-Quinphos, Auckland
APPLYING NUTRIENT MANAGEMENT ON FARM – COMPARISONS WITH EUROPE

Chris Hunt, A Manderson, D Wheeler and M S Srinivasan
AgResearch, Palmerston North
GETTING SPATIAL WITH NUTRIENTS IN NEW ZEALAND PASTORAL AGRICULTURE

Steve Green, M Greven, S Neal, M Deurer and P Davidson
HortResearch, Palmerston North
IRRIGATION REQUIREMENTS FOR GRAPES IN MARLBOROUGH

Glyn Francis, S Thomas, H Barlow, F Tabley, R N Gillespie and R F Zyskowski
Crop and Food Research, Canterbury
MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES TO MINIMISE NITRATE LEACHING FROM ARABLE CROPS

Frank Y Li, P D Jamieson, A Pearson and N Arnold
Crop & Food Research, Christchurch
SIMULATING SOIL MINERAL NITROGEN DYNAMICS DURING MAIZE CROPPING UNDER VARIABLE
FERTILISER MANAGEMENT

Tony Weatherley, B Quin and J Rowarth
School of Resource Management, The University of Melbourne
APPROPRIATE FERTILIZERS FOR IRRIGATED DAIRY PASTURES

Greg Sneath and H Furness
FertResearch, Auckland
ROLE OF THE ‘CODE OF PRACTICE FOR NUTRIENT MANAGEMENT’ IN SUSTAINABLE FARMING

Gerald Rys, H Clark, D Austin, H Montgomery and K Cao
MAF Policy, Wellington
THE ROLE OF AGRICULTURAL FORECASTING IN IDENTIFYING FUTURE NUTRIENT AND
ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS IN NEW ZEALAND

Allan Hewitt, T Webb, L Lilburne, C Hedley, H Wilde and S Hainsworth
Landcare Research, Dunedin
USING LRIS ON THE FARM

Andrew Manderson and A Mackay
AgResearch, Palmerston North
IS THE SPATIAL INFORMATION TAIL WAGGING THE FARM SUSTAINABILITY DOG?

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