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Sketch maps: features and issues important for the management of ARGOS orchards and farms
(Agriculture Research Group on Sustainability, 2005-08)
The primary objective of this research was to analyse sketch maps completed by ARGOS kiwifruit orchardists and sheep/beef farmers to find out what was important to their management of their properties, and compare production ...
Understanding approaches to kiwifruit production in New Zealand: report on first qualitative interviews of ARGOS kiwifruit participants
(Agriculture Research Group on Sustainability, 2005-07)
Kiwifruit growers (or orchardists) comprise a diverse group of individuals with a variety of perspectives on and approaches to sustainable production. This diversity is the product of a broad range of social, cultural, ...
Becoming the audited : response of New Zealand sheep/beef farmers to the introduction of supermarket initiated audit schemes
(Agriculture Research Group on Sustainability, 2007-09)
The primary objective of the ARGOS project is the transdisciplinary examination of the condition of sustainable agriculture in New Zealand (including environmental, economic and social aspects). In pursuit of this objective ...
New Zealand farmer and grower attitude and opinion survey: kiwifruit sector
(Agriculture Research Group on Sustainability, 2007-10)
The specific research objective addressed in this report is to assess the kiwifruit sector on a number of topical dimensions. In addition, a related objective is to assess how these dimensions may vary by management system ...