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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 ...
The impact of international trade liberalisation on the emissions of agricultural greenhouse gases
(Lincoln University, 2006)
Agriculture has been critical to the New Zealand economy since the arrival of European settlers in the nineteenth century. Agricultural exports currently contribute around 50 percent of New Zealand's export earnings. ...
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 ...