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An expert system for surplus feed allocation
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness & Economics Research Unit, 1994-05)
"The animal grazing industry is a major sector of New Zealand's economy. Managers controlling the utilisation of the nation's massive pasture production tend to make utilisation decisions using experience and intuition in ...
Actual and potential computer use by a group of primary producers
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit, 1992-05)
"In the rural sector, computer adoption has been significant, although not at the rate evident in the urban scene. In order to identify the level and type of computer use practised by rural businesses, especially farmers, ...
Objectives, subsistence and farm development: the case of Tonga
(Lincoln University. Farm and Horticultural Management Group., 2001-04)
Smallholder production is the main mode of agricultural production in Tonga. This report assesses the current practices with consideration to the farmers' attitudes, their traditional social institutions, cultural values ...
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 ...
Tractor replacement policies and cost minimisation
(Lincoln College. Agricultural and Economics Research Unit, 1983-11)
Calculating the most appropriate replacement policy for farm tractors is a complex exercise made even more difficult because of inadequate data on how resale values and repair costs vary with tractor age and hours of ...
Desirable attributes of computerised financial systems for property managers
(Lincoln College. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit, 1988-04)
Most producers face a wide range of financial decision making problems and consequently can potentially make effective use of the many different computer based financial analysis packages available. Examples include ...