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Good industry-good investments
(New Zealand Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, 2010-08)
New Zealand primary sector industry approaches to industry-good investment, and the approaches to evaluation reported in the literature were reviewed to provide understanding of the key issues in ensuring such investments ...
Good industry-good investments: a report to MAF Policy
The Commodity Levy process for land-based industries is administered by the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry (MAF). As well as fulfilling the Ministry’s formal role in the Commodity Levy process, MAF staff assists ...
Comparative performance of organic, conventional, and integrated producers in New Zealand
(New Zealand Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, 2009-08)
The Agriculture Research Group on Sustainability (ARGOS) monitors a wide range of environmental, social, economic and management parameters on matched cohorts of organic, conventional and integrated farms in the sheep/beef ...
Comparative economic performance of ARGOS kiwifruit orchards 2003/04 - 2007/08
This presentation discusses the economic differences among kiwifruit orchards: green, organic and gold, which results is compared to sheep/beef sectors.
Comparison of the productivity and profitability of organic and conventional farms in the New Zealand sheep/beef and kiwifruit sectors 2002/03 to 2007/08.
(International Farm Managment Association., 2011-03)
Organic industries world-wide have been expanding rapidly over the past decade but there has been comparatively little recent discussion of the relative financial performance of organic and conventional farming systems. ...
Doing the unthinkable: linking farmers' breadth of view and adaptive propensity to the achievement of social, environment and economic outcomes
(International Farm Management Association (IFMA), 2011)
Farmers produce products for markets that demand food safety and environmental sustainability, while working in a world challenged by a changing climate and decreasing water and energy resources. To meet these challenges ...
Viability of a commercially sustainable West Coast horticulture industry
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit, 2011)
The aim of this report is to assess the feasibility of establishing a horticultural industry on the West Coast. The industry should be intended to be of sufficient size to facilitate the development of an infrastructure ...
Experiences of transdisciplinarity in research on agricultural sustainability
(International Farming Systems Association, 2010-07)
The Agricultural Research Group on Sustainability (ARGOS), a transdisciplinary research programme funded by New Zealand’s Public Good Science Fund and business organisations interested in primary production, aims to improve ...