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    • Assignment of measureable costs and benefits to wildlife conservation projects 

      Shwiff, S. A.; Anderson, A.; Cullen, Ross; White, P. C. L.; Shwiff, S. S. (CSIRO PublishingAustralia, 2012-12-11)
      Success of wildlife conservation projects is determined by a suite of biological and economic factors. Donor and public understanding of the economic factors is becoming increasingly central to the longevity of funding for ...
    • Biological control of gorse: an ex-ante evaluation 

      Sandrey, R. A. (Lincoln College. Agricultural Economics Research Unit., 1985-11)
      The incorporation of an economic input to the evaluation of the potential outcome of scientific research work is a relatively new development in New Zealand. This Research Report presents an analysis of the possible ...
    • A computer based simulation model for evaluating farm scale irrigation development in hill and high country, New Zealand 

      King, Russell L. (Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, 1986)
      The basic objective of this study was to develop a simulation model that would enable physical and economic evaluation of alternative farm irrigation schemes in the hill and high country. The model used the output of ...
    • Economic evaluation of alternative stocking rates on North Island dairy farms 

      Eggelton, F. D. (Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, 1973)
      There has been a large volume of research concentrated within the Dairy Industry relating individual cow performance under differing planes of nutrition, grazing intensities and management systems with various measures of ...
    • The economic evaluation of investment in large-scale projects: an essay to recommend procedures 

      Jensen, R. C. (Lincoln College. Agricultural Economics Research Unit., 1968-04)
      The recommendations in this essay refer to the evaluation of large-scale projects - defined for our purposes as projects initiated above the level of the firm; from irrigation projects to reservoirs. The wide range of ...
    • An economic evaluation of the Rakaia fishery as a recreation resource 

      Gluck, R. J. (Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, 1974)
      Cost benefit analysis is a tool for determining a project's economic worth to society. It implies the enumeration and evaluation of all the relevant costs and benefits associated with a project. At present irrigation ...
    • An economic evaluation of the role of market price information in producer decision making 

      Longley, M. B. (Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, 1987)
      Additional market information has been identified by horticultural producers as an important input into their production and marketing decisions. One source of such information is a public market information service. The ...
    • An economic evaluation of the use of herbicides in hill country pasture renovation in New Zealand 

      Andersen, Colin J. (Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, 1988)
      Non-arable New Zealand hill country pasture is characterised by a high proportion of low fertility grasses and weeds. This places limitations on their productive capacity. Aerial oversowing and topdressing has improved the ...
    • Economic evaluation of water resources development 

      Jensen, R. C. (Lincoln College. Agricultural Economics Research Unit., 1968-04)
      An impressive array of literature dealing with water resources development is accumulating in the bookshelves of both economists and engineers. This literature stresses the essential interdisciplinary teamwork involved in ...
    • An emergent economics of ecosystem management 

      Hearnshaw, Edward J. S.; Cullen, Ross; Hughey, Kenneth F. D. (New Zealand Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, 2006-08)
      Economics is an evolving and emerging filed of study, so is the management of ecosystems. As such, this paper delineates the co-evolution of economic evaluation that reflects the various recognized ecosystem management ...
    • An evaluation of a farm irrigation project 

      Plank, R. D.; Heiler, Terence David; Taylor, Anthony R. (Lincoln College, Department of Farm Management and Rural Valuation., 1970)
      The major irrigation schemes operative in, and planned for, Canterbury obtain water from snow fed rivers. These snow fed rivers run to the sea on the high parts of their fans which have coalesced to form the plains. They ...
    • Farm management strategies for improving the quality of fine wool 

      Bowman, P. J. (Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, 1989)
      The effects of a range of farm management strategies on the characteristics of the wool produced by Merino sheep in southern Australia were investigated. The physical and financial responses induced by the different ...
    • Financing catchment schemes in New Zealand 

      New Zealand Agricultural Engineering Institute (Lincoln College. New Zealand Agricultural Engineering Institute., 1968-08)
      Volume 4 of the Lincoln Papers in Water Resources comprises the papers presented at a Training Course which was organised by the New Zealand Association of Soil Conservators and sponsored by Lincoln College. The course was ...
    • Multi-agent simulation models in agriculture: a review of their construction and uses 

      Kaye-Blake, William H.; Li, F. Y.; Martin, A. M.; McDermott, A.; Rains, Scott T.; Sinclair, S.; Kira, A. (Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research UnitLincoln, Canterbury, 2010-03)
      This report lays the groundwork for modelling to be undertaken as part of the Rural Futures FRST research programme in New Zealand, which is a five-year FRST funded collaboration including AgResearch, Lincoln University, ...
    • Proceedings of a New Zealand seminar on project evaluation in agriculture and related fields 

      Jensen, R. C. (Lincoln College. Agricultural Economics Research Unit., 1968)
      The evaluation of projects which demand capital strikes at the heart of the economic problem - that is - the making of decisions about the allocation of scarce resources amongst competing ends. In a perfectly competitive ...
    • Simulation model and economic evaluation of management strategies for improvement of a beef grazing system in the "cerrado" area of the Central Brasil Region 

      Cezar, I. M. (Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, 1980)
      The most important factor in the improvement of the traditional system of beef production in the “cerrado" area of the Central Brazil Region is the introduction of improved pasture. Both direct establishment and establishment ...
    • A systems approach to the economic evaluation of nitrogen fertiliser use in sheep farming enterprises 

      Darkey, C. K. G. (Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, 1985)
      An optimisation model is developed to evaluate the economic use of nitrogen fertiliser in sheep farming enterprises which depend on seasonal production of grass-legume pastures as the main source of feed. Nitrogen fertiliser ...
    • Water Resources Symposium, 40th ANZAAS Congress, proceedings - Part 2 

      New Zealand Agricultural Engineering Institute (Lincoln College. New Zealand Agricultural Engineering Institute., 1968-04)
      Volumes 1 and 2 of the Lincoln Papers in Water Resources comprise the papers presented at a Symposium on Water Resources Development which was arranged by the Engineering Section of the 40th ANZAAS Congress and organised ...