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Social organisation of large herd dairy farms in New Zealand
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness & Economics Research Unit., 1994-03)
This research reports the results of interviewing 29 large herd dairy farmers (over 500 cows) in the North and South Islands of New Zealand and describes their social organisation of production. On average the farmers were ...
The decision making of organic and conventional agricultural producers
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit., 1996-06)
The main objective of this research was to describe and understand the decision making of organic and conventional farmers so that we could understand why, or why not, they grew organic products. Organic production was ...
Farming in Hurunui and Clutha counties : current attitudes and practices compared to survey results in 1986
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit., 1993-03)
This report presents results from a mail survey of 238 farms in Hurunui and Clutha Counties in 1992, and compares them with a similar survey in 1986. The typically sheep/beef farmers said that their financial position had ...
Management styles of Canterbury farmers : a study of goals and success from the farmers’ point of view
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit, 1990-11)
A review of literature on success and goals in farm management shows that farmers seek to achieve a number of goals and have different management styles. Since farmers combine both business and way-of-life goals in complex ...