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Analysis of kiwifruit orchard financial performance, including covariates
(Agriculture Research Group on Sustainability, 2009-12)
The ARGOS project has collected financial data from panels of kiwifruit orchards over several years. The Economics team of the project has conducted analysis of the data to investigate differences amongst the orchards ...
Managing the transition from the single family farm to multiple property ownership: pitfalls and recommendations
(Lincoln University, 2005)
The structure, size and complexity of managing a farming business in New Zealand is ever increasing. A growing trend is multiple farm property ownership by a single individual or family. This dissertation examined the ...
A study of factors affecting the adoption and use of computer software in Canterbury (New Zealand) and Florida (Uruguay) dairy farming
(Lincoln University, 2002)
This study is about understanding farmers' information management behaviour, particularly in relation to the software adoption and use process, and consequently how farm information systems might be improved. Two dairy ...
Top performing farmers are information rich : case studies of sheep and cattle farmers in the South Island of New Zealand
(International Farm Management Association, 2005)
The purpose of this study was to investigate the management behaviours of six top performing sheep and beef farmers from the South Island of New Zealand. Information was obtained through interviews using grounded theory ...
Are you prepared?
(Lincoln University. Faculty of Commerce. Kellogg Rural Leaders Programme., 2009)
Accident Compensation Corporation Statistics (ACC Statistics 2009) show that there are on average 30 sudden deaths on farms each year. These figures are only for accidents on farm. They do not include sudden deaths related ...
Maximising profitability in the NZ sheep industry
(Lincoln University. Faculty of Commerce. Kellogg Rural Leaders Programme., 2001)
This assignment is written from the perspective of a sheep breeder and traces the history and the present day activities of the NZ Sheep Industry through a practical point of view. Maximising the profitability of the ...
The importance of financial management in a volatile economic environment
(South Island Dairy Event (SIDE)., 2009-06)
The purpose of this paper is to summarize the current financial management problems facing dairy farmers, review methods commonly used for setting the framework for farm management, and to then look at some specific actions ...
Economics objective synthesis report
(Agriculture Research Group on Sustainability, 2009-11)
Factors affecting Canterbury, New Zealand farmers' adoption and use of computerised information systems
(Lincoln University. Farm and Horticultural Management Group, 2001-07)
The aim of this study is to identify which factors have operated as adoption barriers to information innovations (computerised systems) in Canterbury (New Zeeland) daily farming. This study is a attempt to link the farm ...
Development of tests for assessing managerial ability on N.Z. farms
(Lincoln University. Farm and Horticultural Management Group, 2006-05)
Production depends on the successful co-ordination and management of the physical resources and capital available. Over the decades major effort has been directed at understanding the physical resources, improving the ...