7 Results for 'Woodford, K.'

PR – WHAT CHINA WANTS FROM FARMING ‘DOWN UNDER’

Abstract What China wants has profound implications for the export income generated from New Zealand and Australia’s agrifood sectors. A better understanding of ‘down under’ advantages in accessing the Chinese market, what this market demands, and how Chinese people go ...Read More

PR – WHAT CHINA WANTS FROM FARMING ‘DOWN UNDER’

Abstract: We report on pastoral farming systems in Henan County (altitude 3600 metres) within the Sanjiangyuan (Three-River Headwaters) Region of the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau. Our information comes from in-depth interviews of 13 pastoral farming families, plus discussions with key local informants. ...Read More

PR – PASTORAL FARMING ON THE QINGHAI-TIBET PLATEAU

The adoption of 45 production, environmental and managerial technologies by 26 Brazilian innovative beef farmers is analysed in relation to technology attributes and adoption rationale. The farmers were purposively selected based on their self-enrolment in an organisation or program that ...Read More

PR – Technological Profile Of Brazilian Innovative Beef Farmers: Which Technologies These Farmers Adopt, Which They Don’t And Reasons For The Difference (p316-323)

Approximately 500 New Zealand (NZ) dairy farmers are converting their herds to eliminate production of A1 beta-casein within the milk. The alternative casein is A2 beta-casein, and the associated milk is known as A2 milk. A2 milk can be considered ...Read More

PR – A2 Milk, Farmer Decisions, And Risk Management

Cows that are milked once-a-day (OAD) produce less milk than when milked twice-a-day(TAD). However, these cows also require less feed because of their lower milk production.Hence stocking rates can be increased. New Zealand evidence shows that the benefits fromOAD milking ...Read More

Searching For Productivity Gains Through ‘once-a-day’ Milking On New Zealand’s Pastoral Dairy Farms

The Uruguayan and New Zealand beef industries have developed under similar climatic conditions that favour pastoral farming. Both industries are export focused. However, the development paths taken by the two industries have been different. Porter’s diamond is used as a framework for analysing ...Read More

The Sources Of Competitive Advantage In The Uruguayan And New Zealand Beef Industries

The purpose of this study was to investigate the management behaviours of six top performing sheep and beef farmers from the South Island of New Zealand. Information was obtained through interviews using grounded theory qualitative research methodology. All six farmers were found ...Read More