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People in primary sector support bodies provide important direction to land managers, helping ensure that practices evolve in response to new evidence. These resources can help you develop best practices and guidance for farm management, based on impartial and robust evidence.

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Summary

Assessing the Effectiveness of On-Farm Mitigation Actions

This research summary describes how effective on-farm mitigations have been so far, by comparing losses of nitrogen (N), phosphorus (P) and sediment in 1995 and…
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Guidance

The Matrix of Drivers 2016: Driving Better Investment and Accelerating Impact Through a Prioritisation Matrix

This report presents the first stage of an overview of international and national drivers which have the potential to affect land use change and/or practice.…
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Journal Article

Balancing water-quality threats from nutrients and production in Australian and NZ dairy farms under low profit margins

We summarise the losses of N and P from Australasian dairy farms, examine the policy drivers used for mitigating losses and evaluate the effectiveness of…
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Journal Article

Governance of market-oriented fresh food value chains: Export chains from NZ

This study explored how the governance of a global food value chain can facilitate the value chain’s market orientation towards the values of final consumers.…
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Journal Article

A review of regulations and guidelines related to winter manure application

Winter manure application elevates nutrient losses and impairment of water quality compared to applications in other seasons. We reviewed worldwide mandatory regulations and voluntary guidelines…
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Guidance

The Matrix of Drivers: 2018 Update

The Matrix of Drivers draws upon 650 unique sources of information (494 international and 156 domestic) of academic, industry, regulatory and legislative origin. This 2019…
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Presentation

Connecting NZ Food & NZ Farmers to the World

Central Plains Water farmer meeting, December 2018
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Technical Report

The Case for a Novel Edible Nut Agroforestry System

This paper reviews the case for a novel agroforestry system in the Rotorua lakes catchments, based on an interest in trees that can produce edible…
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Journal Article

Consumer Willingness to Pay Price Premium for Credence Attributes of Livestock Products – A Meta-Analysis

This study conducted a meta-analysis to examine consumers’ willingness to pay (WTP) for different credence attributes of livestock products based on a systematic review of…
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Technical Report

Six ‘Star’ Grain and Legume Crops for NZ Farmers: Specialty Grains and Pulses Report

The Specialty Grains & Pulses Report identifies opportunities to expand the grain and pulse crops grown in New Zealand. The research team identified six crops…
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