17 Results for 'Lincoln University'

PR – Doing The Unthinkable: Linking Farmers’ Breadth Of View And Adaptive Propensity To The Achievement Of Social, Environmental And Economic Outcomes (p197-203)

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 they need to adapt and change their farming ...Read More

PR – Doing The Unthinkable: Linking Farmers’ Breadth Of View And Adaptive Propensity To The Achievement Of Social, Environmental And Economic Outcomes (p197-203)

Most farm managers primarily use intuition when making decisions with only a few managers formally analysing choices with extensive calculations. Furthermore, an assessment of national survey data shows there is a wide range of profit success and consequently managerial ability ...Read More

PR – Understanding Managerial Ability – Critical Factors And Their Improvement (p324-334)

The purpose of this research was to quantify the extent of the increase in dairy farming in Canterbury, New Zealand, and to examine factors that have led to the changes in land use and production. In this paper we present ...Read More

PR – Canterbury Dairying – A Study In Land Use Change And Increasing Production (p81-87)

In 2001, Lincoln University and six commercial, education and research partners established a 161 hectare dairy farm (milking platform) and formed the South Island Dairy Development Centre (SIDDC) to demonstrate ‘best practice’ for South Island dairy farmers. In 2008, to ...Read More

PR – Demonstration Farms And Technology Transfer—the Case Of The Lincoln University Dairy Farm (p166-171)

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)

The South African biofuels industrial strategy promotes a development-oriented strategy with feedstock produced by smallholders and processed by traditional producer-owned cooperatives. This study examines a proposal to apply this strategy to small farmers in KwaZulu-Natal, using soybeans as feedstock for ...Read More

PR – An Analysis Of Cooperative Biodiesel Production By Smallholders In Kwazulu-natal, South Africa (p444-462)

Due to the vast majority of New Zealand livestock farming systems being based on pastoral feed, the flow of livestock for processing also follows a pattern dictated by this supply. This leads to the meat processing companies having very pronounced ...Read More