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Current contribution of four biotechnologies to New Zealand's primary sector
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit, 2006)
A survey of 59 key informants in biotechnology, agriculture, forestry, and seafood was conducted in 2005 to estimate the economic contribution of biotechnology to the primary sector in New Zealand.
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 ...
New Zealanders and biotechnology : reactions to novel developments in medicine, farming and food
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit, 2006-10)
The aim of this research was to predict and understand public reactions to biotechnology, and in particular to estimate recent change over time in acceptability of examples of biotechnology. A further objective was to ...
Valuation of impacts of incursions on biodiversity: A review of the literature
(Nimmo-Bell & Company Ltd., 2006-06-30)
This report provides an overview of the economic literature on invasive species with focus aimed at economic valuation. The report opens with an overview of economics concepts related to invasive species. Costs of invasive ...
The feasibility of farm ownership in the current financial climate
(Lincoln University. Faculty of Commerce. Kellogg Rural Leaders Programme., 2006)
The purpose of this report was to investigate key issues surrounding land ownership, how they are changing and what impact this has. Both rural and residential land have been discussed because in New Zealand often ...
Project: research stocktake: Stage 1 Literature collection and annotation
(Lincoln University. Faculty of Commerce. Department of Agricultural Management and Property Studies., 2006)
This New Zealand bibliography was compiled by researchers at Lincoln University and while extensive does not in any way purport to be a complete set of references on New Zealand agricultural labour issues. Lincoln ...
Understanding approaches to sheep / beef production in New Zealand: report on first qualitative interviews of ARGOS sheep / beef participants
(Agriculture Research Group on Sustainability, 2006-02)
Sheep/beef farmers 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, economic, and ...
Estimated contribution of four biotechnologies to New Zealand agriculture
(American Agricultural Economics Association, 2006-07)
The impact of biotechnology is an important consideration for New Zealand. The country depends significantly on agricultural production and exports (Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, 2004), and has relied in part on ...
Do runoffs pay?
(Lincoln University. Department of Agricultural Management and Property Studies, 2006)
One of the ongoing debates amongst farmers and consultants is whether runoffs pay. Last summer Brendan Richards, as part of his Master of Applied Science studies at Lincoln University, decided to get some numbers on what ...
The impact of international trade liberalisation on the emissions of agricultural greenhouse gases
(Lincoln University, 2006)
Agriculture has been critical to the New Zealand economy since the arrival of European settlers in the nineteenth century. Agricultural exports currently contribute around 50 percent of New Zealand's export earnings. ...