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Social organisation of large herd dairy farms in New Zealand
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness & Economics Research Unit., 1994-03)
This research reports the results of interviewing 29 large herd dairy farmers (over 500 cows) in the North and South Islands of New Zealand and describes their social organisation of production. On average the farmers were ...
Actual and potential computer use by a group of primary producers
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit, 1992-05)
"In the rural sector, computer adoption has been significant, although not at the rate evident in the urban scene. In order to identify the level and type of computer use practised by rural businesses, especially farmers, ...
The psychology of decision making in farm management : a review of the background to managerial ability, and suggestions for a research programme to investigate its improvement
(Lincoln University. Farm and Horticultural Management Group, 1999-05)
Managerial ability has always been regarded as an important parameter in agricultural production. However, while there have been studies on descriptive aspects of management processes and abilities (e.g., Johnson et al ...
Computer system uptake and use on New Zealand farms : 1998 and 1993 comparisons
(Lincoln University. Farm and Horticultural Management Group, 1999-04)
A national postal survey of 3,021 randomly selected primary producers was conducted over late 1997 - early 1998 to investigate the penetration of “on-farm” computers and clarify details of their use. The sample was stratified ...