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Farm resilience for sustainable food production: a conceptual framework
(Lincoln University, 2008-09)
So far resilience work has mostly focused on regional‐scale, extensively managed ecosystems. Weargue that, as over 40% of the earth’s surface is used for agriculture, it would be fruitful to apply resiliencethinking to ...
Experiences of transdisciplinarity in research on agricultural sustainability
(International Farming Systems Association, 2010-07)
The Agricultural Research Group on Sustainability (ARGOS), a transdisciplinary research programme funded by New Zealand’s Public Good Science Fund and business organisations interested in primary production, aims to improve ...
New Zealand Farmer Attitude and Opinion Survey 2008 : Management systems and farming sustainability
(Agriculture Research Group on Sustainability, 2009-10)
The survey results presented in this report are part of ongoing research on New Zealand farmers and how they respond to changes and issues related to the sustainability of primary production. The survey assessed how farmers ...
Do orchardists walk the talk?
This paper was presented to discuss the management of kiwifruit orchards for a better outcome of practices and production, leading to the study of good orchards/orchardists. Implications for its sustainability were also ...