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A survey of farmers' attitudes to information
(Lincoln College. Agricultural Economics Research Unit, 1983-11)
The revolution in computer and electronic technology has given rise to equipment which can potentially provide primary producers with continuous access to a wide range of information stored on central computers. Modern ...
Tractor replacement policies and cost minimisation
(Lincoln College. Agricultural and Economics Research Unit, 1983-11)
Calculating the most appropriate replacement policy for farm tractors is a complex exercise made even more difficult because of inadequate data on how resale values and repair costs vary with tractor age and hours of ...
Alternative management strategies and drafting policies for irrigated Canterbury sheep farms
(Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, 1982)
The purpose of this investigation was to study the economic implications to producers of altering the offtake pattern of lambs on irrigated farms. To permit such a study, a detailed analysis of both management and drafting ...