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What is New Zealand’s competitive advantage – efficient farming or customer value?
(New Zealand Institute of Primary Industry Management (NZIPIM), 2014-06)
For most of the last century New Zealand led the world in efficient agricultural production. This began in the late 1800s with exports of wool, meat and dairy products, and relied on a competitive advantage based on this ...
Estimated contribution of four biotechnologies to New Zealand agriculture
(American Agricultural Economics Association, 2006-07)
The impact of biotechnology is an important consideration for New Zealand. The country depends significantly on agricultural production and exports (Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, 2004), and has relied in part on ...
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 ...
Investigations into the economics and management of beef cattle on the Canterbury Plains: a thesis submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Agricultural Science in Lincoln College of the University of Canterbury
(Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, 1968)
Concentration on beef as a source of foreign exchange requires research into technical, marketing and economic aspects of the cattle enterprise. This thesis is concerned with the economics and management of beef on the ...