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The influence of natural resource endowments on the economics of high country pastoral farming
(Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, 1984)
The study examines how high country pastoral enterprises might have their economic efficiency affected by differences in their land resources. Its approach is to make use of landform-soil classification of high country ...
Agro-forestry evaluation: using goal programming: a case study in the Canterbury foothills
(Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, 1986)
The assessment of multiple land uses is a challenging area in applied policy-related research. The question of which land use combinations best meet the needs of society is complicated by the fact that various use options ...
Smallholding in the Selwyn District
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit, 2005-12)
Although the economic benefits to the primary sector of biotechnology are recognised, they have not to date been measured. This report begins to fill this gap in our understanding by estimating the economic contribution ...
Factors which affect the prices paid for farmland: an analysis of a selected group of buyers in Canterbury
(Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, 1975)
This thesis was formulated with the objectives of outlining and discussing the possible returns from farmland which are most likely to be considered by a buyer, describing characteristics of buyers and discussing various ...
A comparison of the economics of dairy farming between the regions: Southland, Canterbury, West Coast
(Lincoln University. Faculty of Commerce. Kellogg Rural Leaders Programme., 2002-11)
The objective of this project is to provide a comparison of financial performance for owner operated dairy farms in Canterbury, Southland, and the West Coast.
The benefits of water storage to irrigation
(Lincoln University. Faculty of Commerce. Kellogg Rural Leaders Programme., 2009)
Irrigation and water storage has long been touted as a potential for improvements in productivity in dryland East Coast areas. Reports date back to the 1880's discussing the benefits water would bring to farmlands. Currently ...
Smallholders in Canterbury : characteristics, motivations, land use and intentions to move
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit, 2000-09)
The AERU published its first report on smallholdings in Canterbury in 1993. The present report extends that research by using a random sample survey and thereby updates our understanding of this very important phenomenon. ...
Conceptual framework for the analysis and treatment of insect pest problems
(Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, 1981)
The development of contemporary pest control is briefly reviewed and the use of deterministic economic decision analysis techniques identified as a major source of problems in pest control. Three approaches to modern ...
Dairy farmers as employers in Canterbury
(Lincoln University. Farm and Horticultural Management Group, 2004-03)
This study establishes base data and determines the actual staff management practices followed by a sample of dairy farmers in Canterbury. A person-centred approach was followed in which respondents were simply asked what ...
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 ...