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Analysis of kiwifruit orchard financial performance, including covariates
(Agriculture Research Group on Sustainability, 2009-12)
The ARGOS project has collected financial data from panels of kiwifruit orchards over several years. The Economics team of the project has conducted analysis of the data to investigate differences amongst the orchards ...
The wheel of water: The contribution of the agricultural sector in Selwyn and Waimakariri districts to the economy of Christchurch
(Lincoln University, 2015-07)
The impacts of expenditure flows from rural districts on the economy of Christchurch have been calculated as part of a broader research project, “The Wheel of Water”, led by Aqualinc Research Ltd. and funded by the Ministry ...
An economic evaluation of changes in the allocation of water for irrigation from the Ashburton river
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit, 1992-11)
In this study the authors have investigated the economic implications for farmers in the area of changes in the availability of irrigation water from the Ashburton River. This report comprises part of a suite of reports ...
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 ...
The costs of footrot and the impact of the footrot gene-marker test in New Zealand : a report to the Sustainable Farming Fund
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit., 2005-03)
The Footrot Gene-marker Test (FGMT) programme has been funded by contributions from the Sustainable Farming Fund and the merino and mid-micron sheep industries to develop a tool for selecting footrot tolerant breeding ...
Guidelines for community odour assessment
(Lincoln University. Department of Resource Management / Lincoln Environmental, 1998-06)
This project has been partially funded under the Ministry for the Environment's Sustainable Management Fund and contributes towards maintaining air quality in New Zealand. The management of effects of odour-producing ...
Economics objective synthesis report
(Agriculture Research Group on Sustainability, 2009-11)
An economic evaluation of the benefits of research into biological control of Clematis vitalba
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit, 1990-03)
Clematis vitalba, or Old Man's Beard is a weed which is invading New Zealand's native bush. Introduced as a garden species, it has now spread into native bush in many areas of the country and is regarded as a very serious ...
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 ...
The agriculture research group on sustainability programme: a longitudinal and transdisciplinary study of agricultural sustainability in New Zealand
(Agriculture Research Group on Sustainability, 2012-02)
This report provides an overview of the key design features of the Agriculture Research Group on Sustainability (ARGOS) programme. This ongoing long-term research project started in 2003, involving a group of around 20 ...