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Current contribution of four biotechnologies to New Zealand's primary sector
Over the last several decades, changes to production technologies have significantly increased output from the primary sector. The contribution of improved genetics has been variously estimated, and the impacts of genetic ...
Business models and performance indicators for agribusinesses
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit, 2007-06)
The purpose of the research is to provide information to assist in policy development for the New Zealand agribusiness sector. This project investigated business models and performance indicators for agribusiness firms, ...
Modelling climate change impacts on agriculture and forestry with the extended LTEM (LincolnTrade and Environmental Model)
(Lincoln University. Agricultural Economics Research Unit, 2009-12)
In the land-based sectors, agricultural production generally is a source of carbon, while forestry can act as a sink. This report focuses on new research examining the interaction of the two. The core of the research is ...
Preliminary economic evaluation of biopharming in New Zealand
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit, 2007-03)
From the academic literature, this report derives an economic model or framework for considering biopharming. This model is based on a cost-benefit approach to valuing changes in products and production methods. The model ...
Modelling the trade impacts of willingness to pay for genetically modified food
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit, 2004-09)
The research had two objectives: first, to examine New Zealanders' intentions to purchase and willingness to pay for several specific genetically modified (GM) food products; and second, to use these results as input for ...
Applicability of performance indicators to farms and orchards
(Agriculture Research Group on Sustainability, 2007-07)
The purpose of this study was to establish to what extent the information collected to assess the financial performance of conventional businesses applies to farm businesses. Fifteen performance indicators were identified ...