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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 ...
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.
Studies in rural credit
(Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, 1971)
This thesis considers aspects relating to rural credit available to New Zealand farmers during the late 1960’s. The operations and lending policies of the main institutions advancing funds to the agricultural sector of the ...
Valuing the impact of plant pest and biological controls on New Zealand agriculture
(Lincoln University, 2017-09-15)
The agricutural industry plays a key part of the New Zealand economy. However the incidence of plant pests in New Zealand threaten the viability of the sector. There are various options for controlling and mitigating the ...
An international comparison of models of innovation: what is to be learned about the New Zealand situation
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit, 2011)
This presentation is focused on what can be learned about the New Zealand situation regarding models of innovation. The main areas of innovation identity are, industries, beliefs about innovation, limits to innovation, ...
Current contribution of four biotechnologies to New Zealand's primary sector
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit, 2006)
A survey of 59 key informants in biotechnology, agriculture, forestry, and seafood was conducted in 2005 to estimate the economic contribution of biotechnology to the primary sector in New Zealand.
An analysis of the demand for carpet wool in the United States of America
(Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, 1966)
The United States of America is a large and important market for wool, and it is a market which relies heavily on imported supplies of wool. The future behaviour of this market is therefore of considerable consequence to ...
An investigation of productivity and technological advance in New Zealand agriculture
(Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, 1969)
One of the main distinguishing features of the New Zealand economy has been the heavy dependance on agriculture. This importance of the primary sector has undoubtedly been due to an abundance of cultivable land, a favourable ...
The comparative profitability and productivity of a sample of irrigated and non-irrigated farms in the Ashburton-Lyndhurst area of Mid-Canterbury, New Zealand
(Lincoln College., 1963-06)
The survey was requested by the Irrigation Development Association of the Ashburton-Lyndhurst Irrigation Scheme, and was mainly financed by the Association, from levies on its members. The objective was to obtain information ...
Is there an indigenous response to financial crises? : the evolution of Maori cultural political economies
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit, 2010)
If economic strategies are framed by culturally-bound collectives that draw on particular ideas, values and beliefs, then Cultural Political Economy (CPE) offers a useful standpoint for understanding human responses to ...