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The role of New Zealand Pork in the future of the pork industry
(Lincoln University. Faculty of Commerce. Kellogg Rural Leaders Programme., 2000)
The New Zealand Pork Industry has changed rapidly in the last ten years, but even more so in the past three years. The first section of this report is an attempt to document some of the changes to the industry and the ...
Variability in venison returns
(Lincoln University. Faculty of Commerce. Kellogg Rural Leaders Programme., 2003)
The venison industry has been characterised by a number of boom bust cycles that have been highly de stabilising for all sectors in the supply chain. During the last ten years we have seen three major cycles with the ...
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 ...
Rural population and farm labour change
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit., 2008-03)
The first part of this report examines some changes in New Zealand rural population since 1881 and more recent demographic characteristics. It shows that during the twentieth century, the proportion of people living in ...
Farmers' goals and efficiency in the production of sugar cane : the Philippine case
(Lincoln University. Farm and Horticultural Management Group, 2001-08)
This research evaluated the link between Philippine Sugar cane farmers' goals, values and attitudes (and some selected efficiency-related variables) with production efficiency. The analysis was based on both information ...
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 ...
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 ...
Certenz: friend or foe?
(Lincoln University, 2000-09)
The author discusses the arrival of organic certifier Certenz in the market and what it represents. Certenz is compared to Bio-Gro. Standards, marketing, profit focus and levy charging is conversed.
Organic farming in Thailand : case studies on fruit and flower production in Chiangmai, Thailand
(Lincoln University. Farm and Horticultural Management Group, 2002-06)
The purpose of this study was to examine organic horticultural production in Chiangmai, Thailand, through discovering the farmers' objectives, economic performance, as well as elucidating other impacts including social and ...
Food miles, carbon footprinting and their potential impact on trade
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit, 2009-02)
To obtain market access for NZ food exports to high value developed country markets exporters are having to comply and consider environmental factors such as carbon footprinting. This growth in demand for environmental ...