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Social research compendium: key questions on social dimensions of agricultural sustainability
(Agriculture Research Group on Sustainability, 2004)
Following on from the Social Research Rationale, this document takes the rationalean important step further by developing a list of key research topics (and specificissues) that form a comprehensive list of research items ...
Social objective synthesis report 2: social differentiation and choice of management system among ARGOS Farmers/Orchardists
(Agriculture Research Group on Sustainability, 2009-08)
The ARGOS (Agriculture Research Group on Sustainability) project was designed to enable the interrogation of the condition of sustainability in the New Zealand agriculture sector. To account for the country’s reliance on ...
Understanding approaches to kiwifruit production in New Zealand: report on first qualitative interviews of ARGOS kiwifruit participants
(Agriculture Research Group on Sustainability, 2005-07)
Kiwifruit growers (or orchardists) comprise a diverse group of individuals with a variety of perspectives on and approaches to sustainable production. This diversity is the product of a broad range of social, cultural, ...
New Zealand public acceptance of biotechnology
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit, 2004-10)
The overall aim of the research reported here was to determine and understand public perceptions of biotechnology in New Zealand. The research involves determining and understanding both perceptions of biotechnology generally ...
Understanding approaches to sheep / beef production in New Zealand: report on first qualitative interviews of ARGOS sheep / beef participants
(Agriculture Research Group on Sustainability, 2006-02)
Sheep/beef farmers comprise a diverse group of individuals with a variety of perspectives on and approaches to sustainable production. This diversity is the product of a broad range of social, cultural, economic, and ...
The representativeness of ARGOS panels and between panel comparisons
(Agriculture Research Group on Sustainability, 2007-07)
The core of the ARGOS research design is a longitudinal panel study. Panels of 12 farms were selected to represent conventional, integrated and organic management for the sheep/beef sector, Kiwigreen, gold and organic ...
The New Zealand Sustainability Dashboard: Unified monitoring and learning for sustainable agriculture in New Zealand
(Agriculture Research Group on Sustainability, 2012-04)
The New Zealand Sustainability Dashboard project will develop a sustainability assessment and reporting tool in partnership with five primary industry sectors in New Zealand. Internationally recognised frameworks and their ...
The impact of neoliberalism on New Zealand farmers: changing what it means to be a ‘good farmer'
(Agriculture Research Group on Sustainability, 2013-08)
Presentation covers: Agricultural reform - New Zealand government policy - neo-liberalism, ARGOS – source of evidence, farming as a business – evidence of change, and unexpected consequences.
Compliance at work: protecting identity and science practice under corporatisation
(Lincoln University, 2003)
When the New Zealand Government restructured the system of the public funding of research (1990-1992) it created Crown Research Institutes (CRIs) as companies operating in a global, market-led economy. One CRI, AgResearch, ...
Comparative performance of organic, conventional, and integrated producers in New Zealand
(New Zealand Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, 2009-08)
The Agriculture Research Group on Sustainability (ARGOS) monitors a wide range of environmental, social, economic and management parameters on matched cohorts of organic, conventional and integrated farms in the sheep/beef ...