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The development of organic horticultural exports in New Zealand
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit, 1998-09)
This report presents a summary of findings from a series of publications arising from the FRST Public Good Science Fund programme 'Optimum Development of Certified Organic Horticulture in New Zealand'. This research programme ...
Farming in Hurunui and Clutha counties : current attitudes and practices compared to survey results in 1986
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit., 1993-03)
This report presents results from a mail survey of 238 farms in Hurunui and Clutha Counties in 1992, and compares them with a similar survey in 1986. The typically sheep/beef farmers said that their financial position had ...
Intending smallholders’ and existing smallholders’ perceptions of the rural lifestyle around Christchurch, New Zealand
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit, 1993-08)
In this qualitative study of smallholders around Christchurch a total of 58 people on 33 smallholdings were interviewed to learn about perceptions of the rural lifestyle. Intending smallholders, those who had just obtained ...
A tree model for Hawkes Bay farmers' tree planting decisions
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit., 1992-09)
This research report presents the results of a regional pilot study of farmers' decision making regarding trees on their farms. A review of both international and New Zealand literature shows that farmers have a variety ...