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The effect of higher energy costs on New Zealand beef producers' exports to United States
(Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, 1980)
In this thesis the energy intensity of marginal New Zealand and United States beef production is estimated and the effect of any difference on New Zealand beef producers' exports to the United States is analysed. After ...
An investigation of productivity and technological advance in New Zealand agriculture
(Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, 1969)
One of the main distinguishing features of the New Zealand economy has been the heavy dependance on agriculture. This importance of the primary sector has undoubtedly been due to an abundance of cultivable land, a favourable ...
Stocking rate and dairy production in New Zealand: An analysis of the UQR model with fixed effects
This paper analyzes the effects of stocking rate on dairy production, using New Zealand dairy farm business data for the period 2005-2014. Unlike previous studies that assume a homogenous relationship between stocking rate ...
What is New Zealand’s competitive advantage – efficient farming or customer value?
(New Zealand Institute of Primary Industry Management (NZIPIM), 2014-06)
For most of the last century New Zealand led the world in efficient agricultural production. This began in the late 1800s with exports of wool, meat and dairy products, and relied on a competitive advantage based on this ...