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    • The A2 milk debate: Searching for the evidence 

      Woodford, Keith B. (Lincoln University. Department of Agricultural Management and Property Studies, 2004-08)
      The debate about A2 milk has been in the public arena for at least five years. There have been lots of claims and counter claims about whether ‘ordinary milk’, which is a mixture of A1 and A2 milk, is linked to a range of ...
    • Accountancy requirements of the primary sector 

      Collier, George R. (Lincoln University. Faculty of Commerce. Kellogg Rural Leaders Programme., 2002)
      Project outcomes are; to quantatively determine the needs of primary sector accounting customers (farmers), to identify: (i) What farmers accountancy needs are currently being met by accountants (ii) What farmers accountancy ...
    • Adding value to farm products : case study analysis of four applications 

      Lough, Don (Lincoln University, 1991)
      New Zealand entered the post war era with a highly protected economy. This was accompanied by high agricultural commodity prices resulting from post-war shortages and increased demand during the 1950's. Protection removed ...
    • ADiL benefiting China dairying 

      Morris, Alan (Lincoln University. Faculty of Commerce. Kellogg Rural Leaders Programme., 2005)
      This report identifies the opportunity for dairy farm development work in China, which lead to the formation of the company Agricultural Developments International Ltd (ADiL's). The report summarises the challenges and ...
    • Adoption of automatic milking technologies: case studies of New Zealand automatic milking systems 

      Brakenrig, Marc (Lincoln University, 2014)
      Automatic Milking Systems (AMS) represent a revolutionary innovation in dairy farming, which not only replaces the physical labour required to harvest milk, but also influences the entire farm system. This dissertation ...
    • The agribusiness consultancy profession in 2020 

      Garland, Chris (Lincoln University. Faculty of Commerce. Kellogg Rural Leaders Programme., 2005)
      The agribusiness consultancy profession has undergone significant change since the early 1980's. An early finding in this investigation is that the profession has evolved largely in reaction to changes in the industry. ...
    • Agricultural meat marketing co-operatives 

      Ulrich, Herstall (Lincoln University. Faculty of Commerce. Kellogg Rural Leaders Programme., 2008-11)
      New Zealand livestock farmers have faced unsustainably low returns for their livestock, particularly lamb, over the last three years. Their response has been to pressure the NZ meat processing and marketing companies, ...
    • Alternative management strategies and drafting policies for irrigated Canterbury sheep farms 

      Shadbolt, Nicola M. (Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, 1982)
      The purpose of this investigation was to study the economic implications to producers of altering the offtake pattern of lambs on irrigated farms. To permit such a study, a detailed analysis of both management and drafting ...
    • Alternative management strategies and drafting policies for irrigated Canterbury sheep farms 

      Shadbolt, Nicola M. (Lincoln College. Agricultural Economics Research Unit., 1982-11)
      The study reported in this publication is part of the A.E.R.U.'s continuing research effort into the seasonality of ruminant animal production in New Zealand. The philosophy behind the programme of research is that ...
    • An alternative to regulatory control of farm management 

      Williamson, John A. (Lincoln University. Faculty of Commerce. Kellogg Rural Leaders Programme., 1992)
      This paper considers: 1. The failure of regulatory management in the farming sector looking specifically at: Irrigation schemes, Pest Control, 1948 Land Act, Water rights administration. 2. Whether the Resource ...
    • The Anchor story 

      Webber, Grahame R. P. (Lincoln University. Faculty of Commerce. Kellogg Rural Leaders Programme., 1988)
      History of the Anchor brand.
    • Angus pure: a New Zealand branded beef programme 

      Allan, Jane (Lincoln University. Faculty of Commerce. Kellogg Rural Leaders Programme., 2012)
      Angus Pure is a branded Beef program owned 50 percent by the New Zealand Angus Association, the remaining 50 percent is privately owned. New Zealand Angus Association has 325 active members supplying Angus genetics to ...
    • Applicability of performance indicators to farms and orchards 

      Saunders, Caroline M.; Zellman, Eva; Kaye-Blake, William H. (Agriculture Research Group on SustainabilityLincoln, Canterbury, 2007-07)
      The purpose of this study was to establish to what extent the information collected to assess the financial performance of conventional businesses applies to farm businesses. Fifteen performance indicators were identified ...
    • The application of a whole farm business simulator in farm machinery investment analysis 

      Gamble, D. R. (Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, 1978)
      A common approach to the analysis of farm machinery purchase/contract and size problems has been the use of average total cost curves (a partial analysis). This study examines a whole farm approach to machinery investment ...
    • The application of grassland information to Canterbury farming practice at present price levels 

      Flay, A. H. (New Zealand Grassland Association., 1933)
      The object of this paper is to show on a financial basis the relation between poor pastures, good pastures, and mixed farming (including good pastures). Valuable information has accumulated during the last few years ...
    • An appraisal of the Lincoln College Dairy Analysis Management Scheme 

      Bonifacio, P. J. (Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, 1980)
      An important aspect of the operation of a town milk supply dairy farm is the organisation of the monthly milk production to obtain full advantage of the quota plus percentage payout system. A farmer can have a major influence ...
    • Are you prepared? 

      Wilson, Michelle A. (Lincoln University. Faculty of Commerce. Kellogg Rural Leaders Programme., 2009)
      Accident Compensation Corporation Statistics (ACC Statistics 2009) show that there are on average 30 sudden deaths on farms each year. These figures are only for accidents on farm. They do not include sudden deaths related ...
    • Assessment of an outsourced agricultural extension service in the Mutasa district of Zimbabwe 

      Machila, M.; Lyne, Michael; Nuthall, Peter L. (Academic Journals, 2015-05)
      Zimbabwe has a pluralistic agricultural extension system. In addition to the public extension service, donors contract private service providers to deliver extension services in specific project areas. This study assesses ...
    • Assessment of an outsourced agricultural extension service in the Mutasa district, Manicaland province, Zimbabwe 

      Machila, Munyaradzi (Lincoln University, 2015)
      Zimbabwe has a pluralistic agricultural extension system. In addition to the public extension service, donors contract private service providers to deliver extension services in specific project areas. This study assesses ...
    • An assessment of farming co-operatives in New Zealand 

      Simpson, Don B. (Lincoln University. Faculty of Commerce. Kellogg Rural Leaders Programme., 1982)
      The co-operative movement in New Zealand has been going for over 100 years. During this period of time there have been many notable achievements and also failures. One of the saddest aspects of this period is the lack ...