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Food markets: trade risks and trends
(Agriculture Research Group on Sustainability, 2005-05)
The aim of this report is to address the effects on past and future primary sector returns due to trade policy, changing consumer behaviour, market access and commodity prices. The importance of providing products that ...
Mitigation of greenhouse gas emissions : the impacts on a developed country highly dependent on agriculture
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit, 2003-08)
This paper focuses on the impact of mitigating greenhouse gases (GHG) on agricultural trade. In particular, the paper assesses the impact on New Zealand (NZ), which is highly reliant on agricultural trade, with a high ...
Valuing potential benefits of weed biocontrol research: A study of Californian thistle on New Zealand lowland intensive sheep farms
Conference poster: A novel bioeconomic model is used to value the potential benefits of research into biocontrol of Californian thistle.
Employment trends in dairy farming in New Zealand, 1991 - 2006
(Lincoln University. Agriculture and Life Sciences Division, 2008-02)
Today agriculture overall is New Zealand’s largest export earner. In the year to June 2007 dairy exports alone were 25% of total merchandise export value. These were produced by 3.8 million cows in 11,883 herds (Livestock ...
Lamb carcass classification system based on computer vision. Part 2, Texture features and neural networks
(Lincoln University. Applied Computing, Mathematics and Statistics Group, 2003-08)
In this study, the ability of neural network models for lamb carcass classification was compared with a multivariate statistical technique with respect to the classification accuracy. The lamb carcass classification system ...
Trade and the environment: Economic and environmental impacts of global dairy trade liberalisation
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit., 2004-02)
This paper presents on a partial equilibrium model of international trade in dairy products that has been extended to include physical dairy production systems and their effect on water quality. This combined model, LTEM ...