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New Zealand farmer and orchardist attitude and opinion survey 2008 : characteristics of organic, modified conventional (integrated) and organic management, and of the sheep/beef, horticulture and dairy sectors
(Agriculture Research Group on Sustainability, 2009-07)
The core of the ARGOS research design is a longitudinal panel study of New Zealand farms (including orchards in the case of the kiwifruit sector). Panels of 12 farms were selected to represent conventional, integrated and ...
The costs of Psa-V to the New Zealand kiwifruit industry and the wider community
(Lincoln University. Agricultural Economics Research Unit., 2012-05)
This report describes research commissioned by Kiwifruit Vine Health Inc. into the costs imposed by Psa-V, a bacterial disease of kiwifruit, on the New Zealand kiwifruit industry since the disease was first identified in ...
Economics objective synthesis report
(Agriculture Research Group on Sustainability, 2009-11)
Economic analysis of issues concerning organic dairy farming
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit., 2003-05)
This report reviews organic production and consumption with particular focus on organic dairy farming in Denmark (DK) and New Zealand (NZ). A brief introduction describes the current world wide status of organic production ...
Exploratory research into the resilience of farming systems during periods of hardship
(New Zealand Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, 2011-08)
This paper investigates the management strategies and responses used by New Zealand sheep and beef farmers to ensure resilience during periods of hardship. Using two farm level surveys conducted in 1986 and 2010, some ...
Food miles, carbon footprinting and their potential impact on trade
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit, 2009-02)
To obtain market access for NZ food exports to high value developed country markets exporters are having to comply and consider environmental factors such as carbon footprinting. This growth in demand for environmental ...
Market issues from climate change: carbon footprinting, lifecycle analysis and food
(South Island Dairy Event (SIDE)., 2010-06)
This paper examines the trends in consumers concerns regarding sustainability in key overseas markets for New Zealand. These trends are affecting, and will continue to affect, what consumers buy and the premiums they will ...
Current contribution of four biotechnologies to New Zealand's primary sector
Over the last several decades, changes to production technologies have significantly increased output from the primary sector. The contribution of improved genetics has been variously estimated, and the impacts of genetic ...
Carbon footprints, life cycle analysis, food miles – global trade trends and market issues
(South Island Dairy Event (SIDE)., 2008-06)
Historically trade policy has been one of the major factors affecting NZ exports. This is still important with NZ restricted by quotas especially for access into high value markets. Moreover, other potential markets for ...
Indirect tourism transport : a proposed carbon footprint assessment
(Lincoln University., 2008-12)
As the tourism industry’s greenhouse gas emission impacts on the global environment is increasing, carbon accounting is fast becoming a vital tool for establishing the magnitude of impacts and identifying the players ...