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Papers presented at the New Zealand Agricultural Economics Society (Inc.) Third Annual Conference : New Zealand agriculture in the 21st century : incorporating the 21st Annual Conference of the NZ Branch of the Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society (Inc.) : Blenheim Country Lodge, July 1996.
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit., 1996-07)
With the choice of forward looking theme for this year's conference, we have embarked on providing a vision for the New Zealand agricultural sector in the 21st Century. We decided to address this theme by focusing on four ...
Papers presented at the New Zealand Agricultural Economics Society (Inc.) Second Annual Conference : "Agriculture and the Environment" : incorporating the 20th Annual Conference of the NZ Branch of the Australian Agricultural Economics Society : Blenheim Country Lodge, July 1995.
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit., 1995-07)
This year a trend which has been gaining momentum is the rise of environmentalism. With increasing global environmental awareness has come increased consumer expectations for environmental quality in production processes. ...
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 ...
Managerial factors in primary production: data from a sample of New Zealand farmers with an emphasis on experience as a factor in success
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness & Economics Research Unit, 2009-05)
This report presents the data collected from a postal survey of a wide ranging sample of all types of New Zealand farmers. The survey schedule was designed to collect information enabling models to be developed explaining ...
Energy use in New Zealand agricultural production
(Lincoln College. Agricultural Economics Research Unit., 1983-03)
This paper reports estimates of the energy used in New Zealand agricultural production up to the farm gate during the decade 1972-1981. As well as a description of total energy usage, the paper shows how the most important ...
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 ...
Causal mapping of ARGOS dairy farms and comparisons to sheep/beef farms
(Agriculture Research Group on Sustainability, 2008-02)
Managerial competencies in primary production : the view of a sample of New Zealand farmers
(Lincoln University. Farm and Horticultural Management Group, 2002-12)
A mail survey designed to obtain the views of New Zealand primary producers on the important management competencies was sent to a randomly selected sample of 2300 managers in mid-February 2001. The sample was stratified ...
Tax shields : their implications for farm project investment, risk and return
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit., 1990-12)
The main objectives of this study were to outline recent past and current tax shields available in New Zealand farming and to explore their implications for the nature, expected return and riskiness of farm investments. ...
New Zealand farm computer users : their maturing attitudes and characteristics
(Lincoln University. Farm and Horticultural Management Group, 2001-03)
On-farm computing is increasingly becoming an integral part of farm decision systems. To aid the development of appropriate systems and their efficient use it is important to understand the changing farm computing scene. ...