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New Zealand farmer and orchardist attitude and opinion survey 2008 : characteristics of organic, modified conventional (integrated) and organic management, and of the sheep/beef, horticulture and dairy sectors
(Agriculture Research Group on Sustainability, 2009-07)
The core of the ARGOS research design is a longitudinal panel study of New Zealand farms (including orchards in the case of the kiwifruit sector). Panels of 12 farms were selected to represent conventional, integrated and ...
Resilience of farming systems during periods of hardship
(Agriculture Research Group on Sustainability, 2011-05)
The ability of farm businesses to be sustainable has become increasingly difficult with pressures rising from the need to expand or change landuse in order to remain viable; social values, beliefs and trends; and environmental ...
Applicability of performance indicators to farms and orchards
(Agriculture Research Group on Sustainability, 2007-07)
The purpose of this study was to establish to what extent the information collected to assess the financial performance of conventional businesses applies to farm businesses. Fifteen performance indicators were identified ...