Economic prespective

New Zealand Agriculture An Economic Perspective – Book

$29.00

This book, by co-authors Alan Emerson, Jacqueline Rowarth and Frank Scrimgeour, is a timely follow-up to Future Food Farming published in 2009. It is a thought-provoking and timely collection of chapters covering the sector.
In the last sixty five years New Zealand has gone from wool as its major export earner to meat to dairy. New Zealanders have benefitted by living a first world lifestyle on primary production exports.
Agriculture is not and will never be a ‘sunset industry’. We enjoy a temperate climate, our farmers are quick to adopt new practices and technology and our scientists and academic institutions are world class.
This book outlines the economic contribution of agriculture today and looks into the future considering products markets, investment requirements and structures. It is a must read for all New Zealanders.

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This book, by co-authors Alan Emerson, Jacqueline Rowarth and Frank Scrimgeour, is a timely follow-up to Future Food Farming published in 2009. It is a thought-provoking and timely collection of chapters covering the sector.
In the last sixty five years New Zealand has gone from wool as its major export earner to meat to dairy. New Zealanders have benefitted by living a first world lifestyle on primary production exports.
Agriculture is not and will never be a ‘sunset industry’. We enjoy a temperate climate, our farmers are quick to adopt new practices and technology and our scientists and academic institutions are world class.
This book outlines the economic contribution of agriculture today and looks into the future considering products markets, investment requirements and structures. It is a must read for all New Zealanders.
We have a great and exciting future as a producer of high quality agriculture produce.  We just need to keep our eye on the ball to make it happen.