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Processors and farmers: Working together to improve outcomes
The productivity of New Zealand’s sheep and beef farmers has increased over the past decade. However, on-farm productivity needs to lift further for New Zealand’s red meat to continue to be competitive in world markets. ...
Why small farms persist? The inﬂuence of farmers’ characteristics on farm growth and development. The case of smaller dairy farmers in NZ
(Wiley on behalf of Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, 2017-10)
Human capital is an important resource in primary production impacting on farmers’ decisions and actions. Given their current and expected economic environment, farmers must use their human capital in mapping out a trajectory ...