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The case for a novel agroforestry system and cross-sector collaboration
(Fertilizer and Lime Research Centre, Massey University, 2019)
As farms throughout NZ face increasing pressure to reduce livestock intensity, there is increasing support to plant more trees, for example the one billion tree programme. Agroforestry systems that incorporate woody perennial ...
Stocking rate and dairy production in New Zealand: An analysis of the UQR model with fixed effects
This paper analyzes the effects of stocking rate on dairy production, using New Zealand dairy farm business data for the period 2005-2014. Unlike previous studies that assume a homogenous relationship between stocking rate ...
Next generation systems; A framework for prioritising innovation
Primary production industries are constantly changing in response to external factors such as new market opportunities, consumer demands, changing community expectations of the social and environmental outcomes associated ...
Integrating value chains to reward sustainable land use practices
(Fertilizer and Lime Research Centre, 2017-02)
An unusual feature of the New Zealand economy compared to other developed countries is that it has a relatively low ratio of exports to gross domestic product, but the percentage of merchandise exports devoted to agri-food ...
How does off-farm work participation of farm couples affect household land transfer choices? An empirical investigation
Off-farm work plays a significant role in diversifying rural income and reducing risks generated from relying solely on agricultural production. Prior studies have examined the association between off-farm work participation ...