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Type: Theses
Title: Agricultural restructuring in the South Australian dairy industry: a case study of the Adelaide Milkshed
Author: Crockett, Judith Anne
Issue Date: 1993
School/Discipline: Dept. of Geography
Abstract: Over the last two decades, a great many farmers in the Adelaide Milkshed (the region supplying Adelaide with its liquid milk) have left the dairy industry which has led to a decrease in milk production relative to demand. Reasons are explored and improved management of the farm, and relocation of dairies to the south east and mid north are considered as possible options for increased milk production. How the dairy farm system operates and the means by which can adopt to malfunctioning or breakdown within the farm system is also discussed.
Dissertation Note: Thesis (M.A.) -- University of Adelaide, Dept. of Geography, 1993
Keywords: Dairy plants -- Economic aspects -- South Australia; Dairy products industry -- South Australia; Dairying -- Economic aspects -- South Australia; Milk yield -- Economic aspects -- South Australia
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