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Organic livestock farming : main issues and management strategies implemented by farmers : case studies in Canterbury, New Zealand
(Lincoln University, 2001)
The aims of this study were to identify a) the main issues faced by some organic livestock farmers, b) the management strategies adopted by them to deal with those issues and c) the economic incentives associated with ...
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 ...
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. ...
Selwyn District Council
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit, 2004-10)
This report provides an economic baseline report of the current level of resources in the Selwyn District and how they have changed over recent times. This includes the overall macro economic and policy context; the business ...
Forecast of skills demand in the high tech sector in Canterbury
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit, 2005-03)
This report presents the results of a survey carried out by the AERU research unit to map skills demand in the Canterbury ICT sector. This completes the first stream of the Electrotechnology Industry Training Organisation ...
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 ...
Computer use and attitudes for a sample of Canterbury, New Zealand dairy farmers
(Lincoln University. Farm and Horticultural Management Group., 2001-07)
With the objective of collecting data for assessing research hypotheses about information management, a mail survey was carried out on Canterbury dairy farmers between July and August of 2000. From a total of 537 questionnaires ...