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Social organisation of large herd dairy farms in New Zealand
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness & Economics Research Unit., 1994-03)
This research reports the results of interviewing 29 large herd dairy farmers (over 500 cows) in the North and South Islands of New Zealand and describes their social organisation of production. On average the farmers were ...
The decision making of organic and conventional agricultural producers
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit., 1996-06)
The main objective of this research was to describe and understand the decision making of organic and conventional farmers so that we could understand why, or why not, they grew organic products. Organic production was ...
Proceedings of the New Zealand Rural Economy and Society Study Group Seminar
(Lincoln College. Agricultural and Economics Research Unit., 1986-10)
This Discussion Paper includes the contents of a one day seminar held at Lincoln College on 3 July 1986 for the first meeting of the New Zealand Rural Economy and Society Study Group. Included are two papers read by two ...
Farm structure change in New Zealand and implications for policy
(Lincoln College. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit., 1986-03)
Two broad arguments are employed to justify proposals for a government sponsored closer settlement policy. The first argument involves testing three different theories of social policy against the pattern of New Zealand ...
Investigating community : imperatives for but constraints against land use change in the Mackenzie / Waitaki Basin
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit, 1997-06)
This report uses an ethnographic approach to provide a description and analysis of the social context of land use change in the Mackenzie/Waitaki Basin. In order to understand current land use dynamics it begins by reviewing ...
Public perceptions of natural and modified landscapes of the Coromandel Peninsula, New Zealand
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit, 1999-10)
The primary objective of this study was to document public perception of natural character in the biophysical environment using the Coromandel Peninsula as a case study of landscape settings. The design of the research ...
Management styles of Canterbury farmers : a study of goals and success from the farmers’ point of view
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit, 1990-11)
A review of literature on success and goals in farm management shows that farmers seek to achieve a number of goals and have different management styles. Since farmers combine both business and way-of-life goals in complex ...
A tree model for Hawkes Bay farmers' tree planting decisions
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit., 1992-09)
This research report presents the results of a regional pilot study of farmers' decision making regarding trees on their farms. A review of both international and New Zealand literature shows that farmers have a variety ...
Visitor and New Zealand fur seal interactions along the Kaikoura coast
(Lincoln University. Tourism Research and Education Centre., 1998-09)