Research Archive

Farm and Horticultural Management Group Research Report series

Research Archive

Farm and Horticultural Management Group Research Report series

 

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  • Alvarez, J.; Nuthall, P. (Lincoln University. Farm and Horticultural Management Group., Lincoln University, 2001-07)
    With the objective of collecting data for assessing research hypotheses about information management, a mail survey was carried out on Canterbury dairy farmers between July and August of 2000. From a total of 537 questionnaires ...
  • Alvarez, J.; Nuthall, P. (Lincoln University. Farm and Horticultural Management Group, Lincoln, Canterbury, 2001-07)
    For providing systems to support decision making it is important to understand how farmers collect and manage decision information. Using data from a mail survey a ""three-information-area"" and ""four-system-type"" model ...
  • Alvarez, J.; Nuthall, P. L. (Lincoln University. Farm and Horticultural Management Group, Lincoln, Canterbury, 2001)
    To help explain dairy farmers' use of software in managing farm information, farmers' goals, personality traits and Kolb's learning styles were included as independent variables in a model. The relationships were tested ...
  • Alvarez, J.; Nuthall, P. (Lincoln University. Farm and Horticultural Management Group, Lincoln, Canterbury, 2001-07)
    Canterbury dairy farmers' opinions about computerised systems used for managing farm information were collected through 39 stratified, randomly selected interviews. Farmers who are using software note they can save time, ...
  • Burke, J.; Nuthall, P.; McKinnon, A. (Lincoln University. Farm and Horticultural Management Group., Lincoln University, Chirstchurch, 2004-06)
    One of the difficulties in successfully managing the supply and use of animal feed in sheep farming is in knowing the live weight of the sheep in the various mobs a farmer may be using. Most farmers make intuitive estimates ...

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