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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 ...
The costs of footrot and the impact of the footrot gene-marker test in New Zealand : a report to the Sustainable Farming Fund
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit., 2005-03)
The Footrot Gene-marker Test (FGMT) programme has been funded by contributions from the Sustainable Farming Fund and the merino and mid-micron sheep industries to develop a tool for selecting footrot tolerant breeding ...
The socio-economic status of the South Island high country
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit., 2008-05)
During 2007 the AERU at Lincoln University was commissioned by MAF Policy to investigate aspects of the socio-economic status of the South Island high country. The research involved analysis of secondary data on farm ...
Economics objective synthesis report
(Agriculture Research Group on Sustainability, 2007-07)
The research undertaken by the ARGOS Economic Research Objective includes a wide range of research areas, many of which do not involve comparison of data from sector panels. The team monitors and reviews market access ...
Economic evaluation of Matua prairie grass as a pasture species on Canterbury sheep farms
(Lincoln College. Agricultural and Economics Research Unit., 1987-09)
Matua prairie grass could play a significant role on Canterbury pastoral farms as a perennial greenfeed. It should not be seen as a substitute for ryegrass/white clover pastures or for lucerne stands but rather as a ...
Farm finance data : availability and requirements
(Lincoln College. Agricultural Economics Research Unit., 1983-05)
The Royal Commission on the Monetary, Banking and Credit System (1956) first recommended that improvements should be made in the statistics relating to the agricultural sector in New Zealand. Since that time the need ...