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Resilience in retrospective: analysis of response to shocks and stress in the New Zealand kiwifruit and sheep and beef sectors
(Agriculture Research Group on Sustainability, 2012)
Sustainability forms a key concept within the Agriculture Research Group on Sustainability (ARGOS) project. Since the project was initiated in 2004, however, sustainability has been exposed to increasing scrutiny as an ...
The ARGOS New Zealand Farm Sustainability Survey
(Agriculture Research Group on Sustainability, 2012-09)
The core of the ARGOS research design is a longitudinal panel study of New Zealand farms (including orchards in the case of the kiwifruit sector). The research aims to get a better understanding of farmer perspectives ...
The impact of neoliberalism on New Zealand farmers: Changing what it means to be a 'good farmer'
(Australasia-Pacific Extension Network (APEN), 2013)
A recent part of the transdisciplinary study of New Zealand farming carried out by social scientists from the Agriculture Research Group on Sustainability (ARGOS) was a retrospective interview of all ARGOS sheep/beef, dairy ...
Are organic standards sufficient to ensure sustainable agriculture? Lessons from New Zealand's ARGOS and Sustainability Dashboard projects
(Canadian Center of Science and Education, 2015-07-14)
Our review concludes that organic standards need to account for a broader set of criteria in order to retain claims to ‘sustainability’. Measurements of the ecological, economic and social outcomes from over 96 kiwifruit, ...