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A statistical analysis of sources of variance of income on sheep farms in New Zealand
(Lincoln College. Agricultural and Economics Research Unit., 1976-06)
This paper uses a variance partitioning technique to attempt to measure the relative contribution of several factors to variation in sheep farm incomes. The analysis covers individual farms, individual regions, and the ...
Some economic aspects of Conference and non-Conference wool shipping
(Lincoln College. Agricultural Economics Research Unit., 1976-12)
It is suggested that the freight rate that an alternative wool shipping service could offer will influence the Conference rate for wool shipped from New Zealand to Europe. Data are presented showing that wool freight ...
New Zealand agriculture and oil price increases
(Lincoln College. Agricultural Economics Research Unit., 1979)
This paper is based on the assumptions that world oil resources are finite and that world oil production will peak sometime in the 1980s or 1990s (Hughes & Mesarovic 1978 : 139). Such a scenario is now widely accepted ...
Stabilising post-tax incomes of New Zealand sheep farms
(Lincoln College. Agricultural Economics Research Unit., 1976-05)
This report is an empirical attempt to investigate various procedures and schemes aimed at reducing post-tax income variability of New Zealand sheep farmers. Section 2 of this report is a brief review of some measures ...
A survey of Mid Canterbury farmers’ attitudes to growing sugar beet
(Lincoln College. Agricultural Economics Research Unit., 1978)
A postal survey of farmers in Mid Canterbury was carried out in 1977 in order to ascertain the interest, resources and attitudes of farmers to the growing of sugar beet in their region. An extremely high net valid ...
Studies in costs of production: process peas & beans, 1974-75
(Lincoln College. Agricultural Economics Research Unit., 1975-10)
The objective of this survey was to provide the New Zealand Vegetable and Produce Growers' Federation and individual growers with data and trends on costs and returns for process peas and beans; to provide a basis for pre- ...