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Preferences for land use options in the Mackenzie/Waitaki Basin : A Q-method analysis of stakeholders’ preferences for visual images of six land uses on four land forms
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness & Economics Research Unit, 1994-04)
This study forms part of a wider research programme aimed at developing improved planning methodologies for resource management. The overall programme focuses upon the estimation of socio-economic effects of land use change ...
Lamb carcass classification system based on computer vision. Part 2, Texture features and neural networks
(Lincoln University. Applied Computing, Mathematics and Statistics Group, 2003-08)
In this study, the ability of neural network models for lamb carcass classification was compared with a multivariate statistical technique with respect to the classification accuracy. The lamb carcass classification system ...
Food markets: trade risks and trends
(Agriculture Research Group on Sustainability, 2005-05)
The aim of this report is to address the effects on past and future primary sector returns due to trade policy, changing consumer behaviour, market access and commodity prices. The importance of providing products that ...
Mitigation of greenhouse gas emissions : the impacts on a developed country highly dependent on agriculture
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit, 2003-08)
This paper focuses on the impact of mitigating greenhouse gases (GHG) on agricultural trade. In particular, the paper assesses the impact on New Zealand (NZ), which is highly reliant on agricultural trade, with a high ...
Consumer demand for beef in the E. E. C.
(Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, 1970)
Recent measures to increase beef production in New Zealand have directed interest towards potential markets. An O.E.C.D. study predicts that the area with the second largest net requirement for beef by 1985 will be the ...
A simulation study of out of season lamb production
(Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, 1989)
The purpose of this investigation was to study financial and physical implications to producers of selected management strategies that alter the pattern of livestock flow from the farm. To perform the study, a simulation ...
A note on the profitability of dairy farms in selected areas of Bangladesh : a comparison with New Zealand dairy farms
(Lincoln University. Farm and Horticultural Management Group, 1999-05)
This study determines the profitability of commercial mini-dairy farms in selected areas of Bangladesh using New Zealand financial and production figures as benchmarks. Based on production returns Bangladeshi (BD) dairy ...
Reducing the inequality of market incomes
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit, 2013-07-18)
Outline of the Presentation 1. Market income inequality and labour market skills. 2. A skills mismatch in New Zealand. 3. An integrated model of skills formation. 4. Two hypotheses of problems in skills formation in New ...
Valuing potential benefits of weed biocontrol research: A study of Californian thistle on New Zealand lowland intensive sheep farms
Conference poster: A novel bioeconomic model is used to value the potential benefits of research into biocontrol of Californian thistle.
Assessing the effects of the adoption of a low carbon diet in the EU & US on trade and the environment
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit, 2011-11)
The livestock sector generates 18% of total GHG emissions. There is a demand for reduction in meat and dairy consumption- a low carbon diet.