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Exploratory analysis of marketing innovations in the New Zealand wine industry
(Lincoln University. Faculty of Commerce. Department of Business Management, Law and Marketing, 2013-09)
There is strong evidence that innovation is of key importance to ongoing business performance and success, but little previous research has examined innovation in terms of the wine industry. This exploratory study examined ...
Dairy industry scenarios: Informing dairy farm systems for the future
(Centre of Excellence in Farm Business Management, 2015-10)
The purpose of the Dairy Farm Systems for the Future project is to explore how best to identify and design farming systems best suited to the changing environment and farmer circumstances. The first step in the project ...
Lucerne dry matter and N-fixation, when sown with or without lime and inoculant
(New Zealand Grassland Association, 2015-11)
This paper quantifies the effect of inoculation and lime on lucerne growth and nitrogen fixation over the establishment and following season. The field experiment at Ashley Dene, in Canterbury, had an initial soil pH of ...
Challenges and opportunities for land use transformation: Insights from the Central Plains Water scheme in New Zealand
(MDPI AG, 2019-09-09)
Agricultural systems in New Zealand, as elsewhere in the world, are subject to increasing environmental (and associated social) pressures, for example, around water quality and greenhouse gas emissions. Whilst novel, ...
The role of agricultural cooperatives in serving as a marketing channel: Evidence from low-income regions of Sichuan province in China
(Wageningen Academic Publishers on behalf of IFAMA, 2019-02-13)
Although cooperative organizations aim to enhance agricultural production and marketing, in some countries such as China, not all members sell their products through agricultural cooperatives. This study examines the ...
Innovation uncertainty impacts the adoption of smarter farming approaches
(Frontiers Media S.A., 2020-03-20)
There are increasing opportunities to use smart farming technologies for improved management of farming systems. However, there is limited understanding of how the potential can be translated into effective use in the ...
Urine patch area coverage of an intensively stocked dairy pasture
(Lincoln University., 2010-08)
The objective of this study was to develop a new method to quantify seasonal and annual urine patch area coverage under an intensive dairy farming system.
Dry matter and sheep production of four dryland tall fescue-clover pastures 4-6 years after establishment
(New Zealand Grassland Association Inc., 2015)
Effects of tall fescue cultivar (‘Advance’ and ‘Flecha’) and clover species (white and subterranean (sub) clovers) combinations on pasture dry matter (DM) and sheep production were assessed in years four (2011/12), five ...
Forests for food security and livelihood sustainability: Policy problems and opportunities for small farmers in Nepal
(Taylor & Francis, 2011)
In Nepal, many rural households need access to public forest resources to complement private resources for food and livestock production. However, current forest policies are largely directed at Environmental protection. ...
Impact of cash crop cultivation on household income and migration decisions: Evidence from low-income regions in China
(Elsevier on behalf of Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (CAAS), 2020-10)
This study examines the impact of cash crop cultivation on household income and migration decisions, using survey data collected from low-income regions in China. Given farmers decide themselves whether to cultivate cash ...