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New Zealand farmer and orchardist attitude and opinion survey 2008 : characteristics of organic, modified conventional (integrated) and organic management, and of the sheep/beef, horticulture and dairy sectors
(Agriculture Research Group on Sustainability, 2009-07)
The core of the ARGOS research design is a longitudinal panel study of New Zealand farms (including orchards in the case of the kiwifruit sector). Panels of 12 farms were selected to represent conventional, integrated and ...
New Zealand Farmer Attitude and Opinion Survey 2008 : Management systems and farming sustainability
(Agriculture Research Group on Sustainability, 2009-10)
The survey results presented in this report are part of ongoing research on New Zealand farmers and how they respond to changes and issues related to the sustainability of primary production. The survey assessed how farmers ...
Diversity and abundance of birds in New Zealand kiwifruit orchards
Both introduced and native bird species play important ecological and social roles in production landscapes. Economic benefits stem from birds that control pasture and crop pests, and many farmers and growers appreciate ...