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Smallholders in Canterbury : characteristics, motivations, land use and intentions to move
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit, 2000-09)
The AERU published its first report on smallholdings in Canterbury in 1993. The present report extends that research by using a random sample survey and thereby updates our understanding of this very important phenomenon. ...
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.
Smallholding in the Selwyn District
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit, 2005-12)
Although the economic benefits to the primary sector of biotechnology are recognised, they have not to date been measured. This report begins to fill this gap in our understanding by estimating the economic contribution ...
Rural population and farm labour change
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit., 2008-03)
The first part of this report examines some changes in New Zealand rural population since 1881 and more recent demographic characteristics. It shows that during the twentieth century, the proportion of people living in ...
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 ...
The socio-economic status of the South Island high country
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit., 2008-05)
During 2007 the AERU at Lincoln University was commissioned by MAF Policy to investigate aspects of the socio-economic status of the South Island high country. The research involved analysis of secondary data on farm ...
Economics objective synthesis report
(Agriculture Research Group on Sustainability, 2007-07)
The research undertaken by the ARGOS Economic Research Objective includes a wide range of research areas, many of which do not involve comparison of data from sector panels. The team monitors and reviews market access ...
The key elements of success and failure in the NZ kiwifruit industry
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit, 2008-08)
The study explores the nature and performance of the New Zealand kiwifruit industry from 1980 to 2006. As almost 94 per cent of kiwifruit produced in New Zealand is exported the focus of this study is on the export sector ...
Social objective synthesis report: differentiation among participants farmers/orchardists in the ARGOS research programme
(Agriculture Research Group on Sustainability, 2007-12)
The main objectives of this report are to assess the extent to which it is possible to differentiate among the management system panels of ARGOS farms/orchards and to assess how such difference is manifest in the social ...
New Zealand farmer and grower attitude and opinion survey : analysis by sector and management system
(Agriculture Research Group on Sustainability, 2007-10)
The core of the ARGOS research design is a longitudinal panel study. Panels of 12 farms were selected to represent conventional, integrated and organic management for the sheep/beef sector, Kiwigreen, gold and organic ...