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Predicting farm level response to government policy : a simulation approach with special reference to Hill Country farming in New Zealand
(Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, 1984)
The main objective of the study was to develop a simulation model of the New Zealand North Island hill country farming system to assist planners and analysts in their assessment and evaluation of government policy measures. ...
An appraisal of the Lincoln College Dairy Analysis Management Scheme
(Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, 1980)
An important aspect of the operation of a town milk supply dairy farm is the organisation of the monthly milk production to obtain full advantage of the quota plus percentage payout system. A farmer can have a major influence ...
Management of agricultural systems using mathematical programming
(Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, 1987)
The agriculture of Santa Catarina State, South Brazil, is characterised by the predominance of small and diversified farms. The majority of the food for internal consumption (e.g. maize, black beans, rice, milk, cassava, ...
A conspectus on providing farm management advisers in N.Z. with computer-support
(Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, 1981)
On-going developments within the computer industry are resulting in computer systems which are increasingly compact, powerful, robust, easy to use, and inexpensive. This means that computer power can be utilized by a much ...
A farm-level model to evaluate the impacts of current energy policy options
(Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, 1982)
This thesis attempts to show the value of farm-level studies as useful additions to aggregated, national or regional models that are used to analyse the effects of policy on an agricultural economy. A literature survey ...