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The monitor farms programme : a case study in Canterbury
(Lincoln University, 2001)
The monitor farms programme is an industry-funded extension methodology, which takes a whole farm approach, using a business view of farming. As such it is a worthy complement to the one-to-one consultancy. Financial surveys ...
A farm-level model to evaluate the impacts of current energy policy options
(Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, 1982)
This thesis attempts to show the value of farm-level studies as useful additions to aggregated, national or regional models that are used to analyse the effects of policy on an agricultural economy. A literature survey ...
Regional multipliers and impact analysis : an application to irrigation development in New Zealand
(Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, 1980)
This study is concerned with the estimation of regional multipliers and their use in impact analysis. Three alternative methods of estimating regional multipliers are examined and each is applied to data for a small region ...
Farmers’ group organisation and operation for effective agricultural extension : a study of farmers’ discussion groups in Ellesmere County, New Zealand and Kibaha District, Tanzania
(Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, 1985)
Sociological research work was undertaken in Ellesmere County (New Zealand) and in Kibaha District (Tanzania). A total of seven groups involving 61 farmers were studied. The objective was to study the organisation and ...
Farm machinery syndicates
(Lincoln College. Department of Farm Management and Rural Valuation., 1972)
Current economic conditions are forcing a number of farmers to re-appraise their programmes of machinery replacement. Historically plant has been a significant component of Total Farm Capital on many New Zealand farms, ...
Variables which effect the profitable allocation of capital within irrigation farming systems : a thesis submitted in partial fulfillment [sic] of the degree of Master of Agricultural Science [Lincoln College]
(Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, 1978)
The effect of a number of variables on the profitable allocation of capital within irrigation farming systems has been investigated. The study has been confined to the geographical area in Canterbury, New Zealand where ...