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Social objective synthesis report 2: social differentiation and choice of management system among ARGOS Farmers/Orchardists
(Agriculture Research Group on Sustainability, 2009-08)
The ARGOS (Agriculture Research Group on Sustainability) project was designed to enable the interrogation of the condition of sustainability in the New Zealand agriculture sector. To account for the country’s reliance on ...
The representativeness of ARGOS panels and between panel comparisons
(Agriculture Research Group on Sustainability, 2007-07)
The core of the ARGOS research design is a longitudinal panel study. Panels of 12 farms were selected to represent conventional, integrated and organic management for the sheep/beef sector, Kiwigreen, gold and organic ...
An economic evaluation of winter feed alternatives for Canterbury seasonal supply dairy farms : a dissertation submitted in partial fulfiment of the requirements for the degree of Bachelor of Agricultural Science (Honours), Lincoln College
(Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, 1989)
Dairy farming has been a part of the Canterbury farming scene from the earliest settler days. Banks Peninsula was New Zealand’s first dairying area. During the 1840's shipments were made to whaling stations, to Wellington ...
New Zealand farmer and orchardist attitude and opinion survey 2008 : characteristics of organic, modified conventional (integrated) and organic management, and of the sheep/beef, horticulture and dairy sectors
(Agriculture Research Group on Sustainability, 2009-07)
The core of the ARGOS research design is a longitudinal panel study of New Zealand farms (including orchards in the case of the kiwifruit sector). Panels of 12 farms were selected to represent conventional, integrated and ...
The human face of once-a-day milking
(Lincoln University. Agriculture and Life Sciences Division, 2007-10)
This report concerns exactly what the title The Human Face of Once-a-Day Milking suggests: the impact of Once-a-day milking on farmers, their families and staff. It is a document about people: their needs, values, and the ...