John Noonan1, Hamish Gow2 1 Senior Lecturer, Agribusiness Management, Curtin University 2 Professor of Agribusiness, Director, Business Innovation and Strategy, Te Puna Whakatipu: Transforming Agrifood Business, Office of the Vice-Chancellor, Massey University Abstract Globally, tertiary institutions are struggling with how best to respond to...
  • February 4, 2019
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Sally Murfet  Inspire AG, Tasmania, Australia. sally@inspire-ag.com.au   Many of the conversations in the agriculture sector have centred on the challenges of attracting and retaining human capital, particularly at mid-level management. This Paper considers the interconnections between strategic human resource management...
  • January 25, 2019
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Anne Elizabeth Dooley1 and Iona Anne McCarthy2 1Perrin Ag Consultants Ltd, Palmerston North, New Zealand 2College of Business, Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand   ABSTRACT Farm succession planning is becoming increasingly complex requiring technical and process consultancy input from...
  • January 23, 2019
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John P. Hewlett1, Jeffrey E. Tranel2, and Trent Teegerstrom3 1University of Wyoming, Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics, Senior Extension Educator 2Colorado State University, Regional Extension Specialist 3University of Arizona, Regional Extension Specialist and Associate Director of Tribal Extension hewlett@uwyo.edu...
  • January 23, 2019
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Iona Anne McCarthy1, and Anne Elizabeth Dooley2 1College of Business, Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand 2Perrin Ag Consultants Ltd, Palmerston North, New Zealand I.A.McCarthy@massey.ac.nz   ABSTRACT Research on how rural professionals work is limited, with even less on their...
  • January 23, 2019
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Mike Stephens Director Meridian Agriculture mstephens@meridian-ag.com.au   ABSTRACT In Australia there are 52,140 broadacre (sheep, beef cattle and crop) farms. Few of these farms have been retained in the ownership of the same family for three or more generations.  The...
  • January 23, 2019
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Richard Soffe1, Matt Lobley2 1Duchy Rural Business School, Chudleigh, Devon, United Kingdom 2Centre for Rural Policy Research, Exeter University, UK, Devon, United Kingdom   ABSTRACT The topic of handing on the family farm to the next generation does not appear...
  • January 22, 2019
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Shida Rastegari Henneberry 1, Riza Radmehr2 1Director of the Master of International Agriculture Program, Regents Professor of Agricultural Economics, Don & Cathey Humphreys Chair in International Studies; College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, Oklahoma State University, USA 2Ph.D. Candidate of Agricultural Economics,...
  • January 22, 2019
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Mrs Catherine Bell1,2 1Backswath Management Inc, Drumheller, Alberta, Canada 2California Southern University, Costa Mesa, California, USA   ABSTRACT Intergenerational transfer, or succession, is often a goal for family businesses in general, and family farms in particular. This challenging objective is...
  • January 22, 2019
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