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Challenges and opportunities for land use transformation: Insights from the Central Plains Water scheme in New Zealand
(MDPI AG, 2019-09-09)
Agricultural systems in New Zealand, as elsewhere in the world, are subject to increasing environmental (and associated social) pressures, for example, around water quality and greenhouse gas emissions. Whilst novel, ...
Innovation uncertainty impacts the adoption of smarter farming approaches
(Frontiers Media S.A., 2020-03-20)
There are increasing opportunities to use smart farming technologies for improved management of farming systems. However, there is limited understanding of how the potential can be translated into effective use in the ...
The role of agricultural cooperatives in serving as a marketing channel: Evidence from low-income regions of Sichuan province in China
(Wageningen Academic Publishers on behalf of IFAMA, 2019-02-13)
Although cooperative organizations aim to enhance agricultural production and marketing, in some countries such as China, not all members sell their products through agricultural cooperatives. This study examines the ...
Next generation systems; A framework for prioritising innovation
Primary production industries are constantly changing in response to external factors such as new market opportunities, consumer demands, changing community expectations of the social and environmental outcomes associated ...
Integrating value chains to reward sustainable land use practices
(Fertilizer and Lime Research Centre, 2017-02)
An unusual feature of the New Zealand economy compared to other developed countries is that it has a relatively low ratio of exports to gross domestic product, but the percentage of merchandise exports devoted to agri-food ...