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Some recent changes in rural society in New Zealand
(Lincoln College. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit., 1989-07)
This report reviews recent changes in rural society by describing adjustments on the farm and in the rural community. The financial position of farmers is described and shows that restructuring has had differential impacts ...
Employment and unemployment in rural Southland
(Lincoln College. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit., 1988-11)
The results from an interview survey of rural working age people in Southland are presented in this report, along with an overview of relevant domestic and international literature.
Land policy and land settlement in New Zealand : an analysis of land policy goals and an evaluation of their effect
(Lincoln College. Agricultural Economics Research Unit., 1985-05)
The main stated objective of government land policy has been to support closer settlement of farmland. Closer settlement has been justified in terms of economic and social benefits, and in general, has had a considerable ...
An economic evaluation of coppice fuelwood production for Canterbury
(Lincoln College. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit., 1989-04)
This report describes the process of growing trees on a short rotation and intensive cultivation (SRIC) basis for the production of briquettes as a domestic fuel. The objective is to assess coppice fuel wood as a potential ...
Proceedings of the New Zealand Rural Economy and Society Study Group Seminar
(Lincoln College. Agricultural and Economics Research Unit., 1986-10)
This Discussion Paper includes the contents of a one day seminar held at Lincoln College on 3 July 1986 for the first meeting of the New Zealand Rural Economy and Society Study Group. Included are two papers read by two ...
Farm structure change in New Zealand and implications for policy
(Lincoln College. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit., 1986-03)
Two broad arguments are employed to justify proposals for a government sponsored closer settlement policy. The first argument involves testing three different theories of social policy against the pattern of New Zealand ...
Farmers' responses to economic restructuring in Hurunui and Clutha Counties: preliminary analysis of survey data
(Lincoln College. Agricultural Economics Research Unit., 1987-05)
Primary production is undergoing rapid changes at the present tilne and there are two broad areas where these changes have an impact. The first and most immediate impact is on farmers themselves as they seek to adjust ...
How to write a research proposal : guidelines for Lincoln University students preparing for postgraduate research
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit, 1998-03)
This document is aimed at students who are preparing for postgraduate study and who want to do thesis research. The first major step is preparing a research proposal. These guidelines are intended to be helpful to students ...
Results from a survey of organic kiwifruit growers: problems and practices that affect production
This is a report of an investigation of the practices and problems of organic kiwifruit production. These are examined to better understand factors related to productivity with the general aim of improving productivity ...
An analysis of Zespri's 2003 Organic Kiwifruit Database: factors affecting production
A database of many variables collected by Zespri from their organic kiwifruit growers and packhouses has been used to find any factors that might enhance the production of larger fruit or higher production volumes. The ...