17 Results for 'Massey University'

PR – MEASURING HOW NZ DAIRY FARMERS REACT TO VOLATILE PRICES BY ANALYSING FARMER RESPONSES OVER A PERIOD OF TIME USING PANEL DATA

Abstract Since 2006, milk prices, on average, have increased but there has been a great deal of price volatility in global dairy trade prices as well as New Zealand farm gate milk prices. Higher milk price can lead to higher ...Read More

PR – MEASURING HOW NZ DAIRY FARMERS REACT TO VOLATILE PRICES BY ANALYSING FARMER RESPONSES OVER A PERIOD OF TIME USING PANEL DATA

Abstract New Zealand’s dairy farming sector has changed dramatically over the last two decades. As a result of growth in demand, dairy farms have become more intensive in production, more capital- intensive and have more debt. Previous empirical studies show, ...Read More

PR – NEW ZEALAND DAIRY FARMERS’ DEBT MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES

Abstract The dairy industry is an important component of New Zealand economy particularly in terms of foreign exchange earnings, local communities and employment, contributing around 3.5% of NZ’s total GDP annually. The future of the dairy industry can be influenced ...Read More

NPR – FUTURE DAIRY FARM SYSTEMS: A BIO-ECONOMIC ANALYSIS

Keywords: Smart technology, Technology, Adoption, Connectivity

PO – DEVELOPMENT OF A TOOLBOX – AN ONLINE LIBRARY FOR SMART TOOLS AND OTHER RESOURCES AVAILABLE TO THE AG SECTOR

Abstract: This study utilizes a production function based approach using data on milk solids, farm working expenses, labour, farm area total dairy-based assets to measure and compare the efficiency of profitability measured as returns on dairy assets of sharemilkers and ...Read More

PR – IMPACT OF FEEDING SYSTEMS ON THE PROFIT AND EFFICIENCY OF NEW ZEALAND DAIRY FARMS

Abstract: The response of many New Zealand farmers to increasing and volatile global milk prices has been to intensify their farming systems. This has generated much debate both within NZ and globally with justification for and against the changes ranging ...Read More

PR – PASTORAL DAIRY FARMING SYSTEMS AND INTENSIFICATION, CHALLENGES IN INTERPRETATION

Abstract: Designing future farming systems which are resilient in an increasingly volatile and uncertain environment which is likely to differ considerably from that of today is challenging. This study is Phase 2 of a three phase project investigating future dairy ...Read More

PR – ENVISAGING FUTURE DAIRY FARM SYSTEMS

Abstract: Family farm business succession planning can be complex since every situation and family differs, and emotive issues can eventuate. Farm succession planning generally involves input from a range of rural professional from different fields, such as accountants, lawyers, bankers ...Read More

PR – DAIRY FARM SUCCESSION: RURAL PROFESSIONALS’ SKILLS REQUIREMENTS AND TRAINING NEEDS

Abstract: The convergence of global milk prices within the last ten years has resulted in higher average prices for NZ farmers but much greater volatility and has led to a shift away from the recognised norm, the pasture only system, ...Read More

PR – DAIRY FARMING SYSTEMS – WHAT DRIVES EFFICIENCY?

Keywords: Collaborative farming, New Zealand, Ireland, Sharemilking, Partnerships, BNIM