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The feasibility of farm ownership in the current financial climate
(Lincoln University. Faculty of Commerce. Kellogg Rural Leaders Programme., 2006)
The purpose of this report was to investigate key issues surrounding land ownership, how they are changing and what impact this has. Both rural and residential land have been discussed because in New Zealand often ...
Financial budgeting in sheep and beef businesses
(Lincoln University. Faculty of Commerce. Kellogg Rural Leaders Programme., 2009)
Over the past twelve months we have seen extreme fluctuations in factors affecting agricultural return such as exchange rates and dairy payout. This volatility is changing the risk status of agriculture in New Zealand. ...
Farmers should continue to farm Holstein Friesian cows : (New Zealand milk pricing models have to change!)
(Lincoln University. Faculty of Commerce. Kellogg Rural Leaders Programme., 2008)
Dairy farmers take feed and convert that to milk and other farm products which are converted, typically in New Zealand by member co-operatives into marketable products for sale. The net revenue is distributed back to ...
Project: research stocktake: Stage 1 Literature collection and annotation
(Lincoln University. Faculty of Commerce. Department of Agricultural Management and Property Studies., 2006)
This New Zealand bibliography was compiled by researchers at Lincoln University and while extensive does not in any way purport to be a complete set of references on New Zealand agricultural labour issues. Lincoln ...
Food miles, carbon footprinting and other factors affecting our trade
(New Zealand Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, 2007-08)
The concept of "food miles" has come to be recognised as flawed. The attention of retailers and others has moved to carbon footprinting, which needs further development of its methodology. This will become more significant ...
Valuation of impacts of incursions on biodiversity: A review of the literature
(Nimmo-Bell & Company Ltd., 2006-06-30)
This report provides an overview of the economic literature on invasive species with focus aimed at economic valuation. The report opens with an overview of economics concepts related to invasive species. Costs of invasive ...
Organic livestock farming : main issues and management strategies implemented by farmers : case studies in Canterbury, New Zealand
(Lincoln University, 2001)
The aims of this study were to identify a) the main issues faced by some organic livestock farmers, b) the management strategies adopted by them to deal with those issues and c) the economic incentives associated with ...
Environmental beliefs and farm practices of New Zealand organic, conventional and GE intending farmers
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit., 2001-08)
The main objective of this report was to deepen our understanding of the different types of farmers and growers in New Zealand primary production with respect to novel technologies. It provides supplementary analysis of ...
Cherries: an analysis of traditional and dwarf varieties and methods for the Teviot Valley, Central Otago
(Lincoln University. Faculty of Commerce. Kellogg Rural Leaders Programme., 2003)
The project was to establish whether cherries are a viable diversification on a sheep, beef and deer farm in the Teviot valley, Roxburgh, Central Otago. This report analyses the cost structures and returns from traditional ...
Valuing potential benefits of weed biocontrol research: A study of Californian thistle on New Zealand lowland intensive sheep farms
Conference poster: A novel bioeconomic model is used to value the potential benefits of research into biocontrol of Californian thistle.