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New Zealand farmer and orchardist attitude and opinion survey 2008 : characteristics of organic, modified conventional (integrated) and organic management, and of the sheep/beef, horticulture and dairy sectors
(Agriculture Research Group on Sustainability, 2009-07)
The core of the ARGOS research design is a longitudinal panel study of New Zealand farms (including orchards in the case of the kiwifruit sector). Panels of 12 farms were selected to represent conventional, integrated and ...
Economics objective synthesis report
(Agriculture Research Group on Sustainability, 2009-11)
Economic analysis of issues concerning organic dairy farming
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit., 2003-05)
This report reviews organic production and consumption with particular focus on organic dairy farming in Denmark (DK) and New Zealand (NZ). A brief introduction describes the current world wide status of organic production ...
Food miles, carbon footprinting and their potential impact on trade
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit, 2009-02)
To obtain market access for NZ food exports to high value developed country markets exporters are having to comply and consider environmental factors such as carbon footprinting. This growth in demand for environmental ...
Current contribution of four biotechnologies to New Zealand's primary sector
Over the last several decades, changes to production technologies have significantly increased output from the primary sector. The contribution of improved genetics has been variously estimated, and the impacts of genetic ...
Carbon footprints, life cycle analysis, food miles – global trade trends and market issues
(South Island Dairy Event (SIDE)., 2008-06)
Historically trade policy has been one of the major factors affecting NZ exports. This is still important with NZ restricted by quotas especially for access into high value markets. Moreover, other potential markets for ...
Indirect tourism transport : a proposed carbon footprint assessment
(Lincoln University., 2008-12)
As the tourism industry’s greenhouse gas emission impacts on the global environment is increasing, carbon accounting is fast becoming a vital tool for establishing the magnitude of impacts and identifying the players ...
North Canterbury : an analysis of the current economic base of the region
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit, 2003-05)
This Report was commissioned by Enterprise North Canterbury (formally known as North Canterbury Economic Development Trust). It looks at the economic background, area demographics, natural resources of North Canterbury and ...
Selwyn District Council
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit, 2004-10)
This report provides an economic baseline report of the current level of resources in the Selwyn District and how they have changed over recent times. This includes the overall macro economic and policy context; the business ...
The key elements of success and failure in the NZ kiwifruit industry
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit, 2008-08)
The study explores the nature and performance of the New Zealand kiwifruit industry from 1980 to 2006. As almost 94 per cent of kiwifruit produced in New Zealand is exported the focus of this study is on the export sector ...