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Organic livestock farming : main issues and management strategies implemented by farmers : case studies in Canterbury, New Zealand
(Lincoln University, 2001)
The aims of this study were to identify a) the main issues faced by some organic livestock farmers, b) the management strategies adopted by them to deal with those issues and c) the economic incentives associated with ...
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 ...
A comparison of the economics of dairy farming between the regions: Southland, Canterbury, West Coast
(Lincoln University. Faculty of Commerce. Kellogg Rural Leaders Programme., 2002-11)
The objective of this project is to provide a comparison of financial performance for owner operated dairy farms in Canterbury, Southland, and the West Coast.
The benefits of water storage to irrigation
(Lincoln University. Faculty of Commerce. Kellogg Rural Leaders Programme., 2009)
Irrigation and water storage has long been touted as a potential for improvements in productivity in dryland East Coast areas. Reports date back to the 1880's discussing the benefits water would bring to farmlands. Currently ...
Smallholders in Canterbury : characteristics, motivations, land use and intentions to move
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit, 2000-09)
The AERU published its first report on smallholdings in Canterbury in 1993. The present report extends that research by using a random sample survey and thereby updates our understanding of this very important phenomenon. ...
Selwyn District Council
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit, 2004-10)
This report provides an economic baseline report of the current level of resources in the Selwyn District and how they have changed over recent times. This includes the overall macro economic and policy context; the business ...
The wheel of water: The contribution of the agricultural sector in Selwyn and Waimakariri districts to the economy of Christchurch
(Lincoln University, 2015-07)
The impacts of expenditure flows from rural districts on the economy of Christchurch have been calculated as part of a broader research project, “The Wheel of Water”, led by Aqualinc Research Ltd. and funded by the Ministry ...
The economic value of potential irrigation in Canterbury
(Lincoln University. AERU, 2012-09)
The purpose of this report is to provide CDC with the ability to estimate the total benefits for Canterbury and New Zealand from irrigation scenarios under the implementation of the Canterbury Water Strategy. This report ...
Market-oriented skills development in SMEs: the skills ecosystem in Canterbury, New Zealand
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit, 2013-05)
New Zealand public policy aims to increase skill levels in the labour force, taking into account that businesses are predominantly small and medium-sized enterprises, or SMEs; two-thirds of New Zealand enterprises have ...
Forecast of skills demand in the high tech sector in Canterbury
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit, 2005-03)
This report presents the results of a survey carried out by the AERU research unit to map skills demand in the Canterbury ICT sector. This completes the first stream of the Electrotechnology Industry Training Organisation ...