Profitability from forestry or farming around Lake Taupo

Knowles, Leith; Hansen, Lars; Ritter, Eva; Halliday, Mike
May 2004
New Zealand Tree Grower;May2004, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p36
Reprints the article "Profitability From Forestry or Farming Around Lake Taupo," published in the December 2003 issue of a farm forestry newsletter. Discussion on profitability from farming and forestry to meet long-term environmental values of reduced soil erosion and improved water quality around Lake Taupo in New Zealand; Reason behind the pollution of the lake; Comparison of forestry income from sheep and that from beef farming; Change of land use by land owners from pastoral farming to a mix of pastoral farming with woodlots. INSET: 300 index for radiata pine.


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