Research in ARGOS
The following publications are based on transdisciplinary analysis in a general sense within the ARGOS project. For sector specific publications on transdisciplinary analysis, please follow the links on the left hand side of this page, and go to the specific sector pages.
12/10 The ARGOS New Zealand Farm Sustainability Survey, by Meike Guenther, Patrick O’Neill1, Michelle Marquet, and Lesley Hunt
12/07 The Agriculture Research Group On
Sustainability Programme: The Design of A longitudinal and Transdisciplinary Study of Agricultural Sustainability
in New Zealand, by Hugh Campbell, John Fairweather, Jon Manhire,
Caroline Saunders, Henrik Moller, John Reid, Jayson Benge,
Grant Blackwell, Peter Carey, Martin Emanuelsson, Glen Greer,
Lesley Hunt, Dave Lucock, Chris Rosin, David Norton,
Catriona MacLeod and Benjamin Knight
11/04 Complementary pathways to sustainability, by
Lesley Hunt with assistance from Dave Lucock, Glen Greer, Peter Carey, Jayson Benge, Henrik Moller, Jon Manhire, Chris Rosin, Catriona MacLeod, and other members of the ARGOS team since its inception in 2003
10/03 Social Objective Synthesis Report 2: Social Differentiation and Choice of Management System among ARGOS Farmers/Orchardists, by Chris Rosin, Lesley Hunt, John Fairweather and Hugh Campbell
11/02 Recalling management changes in the New Zealand kiwifruit sector as response to external and internal drivers: Preliminary analysis of ARGOS retrospective interviews, by Sanne van den Dungen, Chris Rosin and Lesley Hunt, June 2011
11/01 Recalling management changes in the New Zealand sheep/beef and wool sectors as response to external and internal drivers: Preliminary analysis of ARGOS retrospective interviews, by Sanne van den Dungen, Chris Rosin and Lesley Hunt, June 2011
Representativeness of ARGOS Panels and Between Panel Comparisons,
John Fairweather, Lesley Hunt, Andrew Cook, Chris Rosin, Hugh
Darnhofer, I.; Fairweather, J.; Moller, H. 2010.Assessing a farm’s sustainability: Insights from resilience thinking. International Journal of Agricultural Sustainability 8: 186–198.
Campbell, H. (2009). Breaking new ground in food regime theory: corporate environmentalism, ecological feedbacks and the ‘food from somewhere’ regime? Agriculture and Human Values 26: 309-319
Haggerty, J., Campbell, H. and Morris, C. (2009) Keeping the stress off the sheep?: Agricultural intensification, neoliberalism and 'good' farming in New Zealand. Geoforum 40 (5): 767-777
Saunders, C., Kolandai, K., Greer, G., Kaye-Blake, W. and Sorensen, L. (2009). An application of agri-environmental indicators to panels of New Zealand farms. Aspects of Applied Biology – Integrated Agricultural Systems: Methodologies, Modelling and Measuring, 93: 139-142
Rosin, C., Perley, C., Moller, H. and Dixon, K. (2008) For want of the social, was the biodiversity battle lost? On the need to approach social-ecological resilience through transdisciplinary research. New Zealand Journal of Agricultural Research, 51: 481-484
MacLeod, C.J. & Moller, H. (2006) Intensification and diversification of New Zealand agriculture since 1960: An evaluation of current indicators of land use change. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment, 115(1-4):201-218.
Rosin, C. and Campbell, H. (2012) The Complex Outcomes of Neoliberalisation in New Zealand: Productivism, Audit and the Challenge of Future Energy and Climate Shocks. In Almas, R. and Campbell, H. (Eds.). Rethinking Agricultural Policy Regimes: Food Security, Climate Change and the Future Resilience of Global Agriculture. Emerald: UK.
Hunt, L., Rosin, C. and Campbell, H. (2011). Organic practitioners: Resilient and good. Joint Annual Meetings of Agriculture and Human values Society (AFHVS), Association for the Study of Food and Society (ASFS), Society for Anthropology of Food and Nutrition (SAFN), ‘Food & Agriculture: People, Partnerships and Policies: Under the Big Sky.’ June 9-12, 2011, The University of Montana, Missoula, Montana, USA.
Hunt, L., Fairweather, J., Greer, G., Rosin, C., Campbell, H., Moller, H., Norton, S., Lucock, D. and Manhire, J. (2009). The importance of life cycle stage on farmers’ actions and resultant impact on social, economic and environmental outcomes. Annual Meeting of the Agri-food Research Network, Agri-food XVI conference, November 2009, Auckland.
Hunt, L.M., Benge, J., Campbell, H., Fairweather, J., Greer, G., Lucock, D., Manhire, J., Moller, H., Reid, J., Rosin, C. and Saunders, C. (2010). Experiences of transdisciplinarity in research on agricultural sustainability. Proceedings of 9th European IFSA Symposium, 4-7 July, Vienna, Austria, pp. 981-991. http://ifsa.boku.ac.at/cms/fileadmin/Proceeding2010/2010_WS2.2_Hunt.pdf
Hunt, L. (2010). Positioning our experiences: a theoretical take on transdisciplinarity. 9th European IFSA Symposium, July 2010, Vienna, Austria.
Rosin, Chris; Hunt, Lesley; Campbell, Hugh and Fairweather, John. (2010). Cutting to the chase: key dimensions of social differentiation among agricultural producers in New Zealand. Annual Meeting of the Agri-food Research Network, Agri-food XVII conference, 29 November – 1 December 2010, Monash University, Gippsland Campus
Saunders, C.M., Kaye-Blake, W. and Campbell R. (2009). The capital-based sustainability indicators as a possible way for measuring agricultural sustainability. Paper presented at the 15th New Zealand Agricultural and Resource Economics Society Conference, 27-28 August, Nelson
Presentation - Pathways to more sustainable and resilient agriculture: A transdisciplinary and systems level approach". Moller, H. ARGOS Transdisciplinary Synthesis workshop, University of Otago, 29th June, 2009 [for Peer review by Prof. Jules Pretty, University of Essex, UK).
Moller, H. (2008) Climate Change Challenges for Aotearoa’s environmental educators. Invited speaker, New Zealand Association for Environmental Education 10th National conference. University of Otago, Dunedin, 16 January.
Moller, H., Campbell, H., Rosin, C., Hunt L. & Fairweather, J. (2008) Questing for the transdisciplinary utopia: an untrodden pathway to achieve agricultural resilience in New Zealand? Sustainable Consumption and Alternative Agri-Food Systems. University of Liege, Arlon. May 27-30.
Carey, P., Moller, H., Benge, J., Lucock, D., Phillips, A., Blackwell, G., Pearson, A., Reid, J. & Manhire, J. (2007) Do differences in soil quality between organic and conventional farms increase across increasingly intensive production sectors? 2008 Australasian Soils Societies Conference. December 2007, Palmerston North.
Rosin, C. and Blackwell, G. (2007). Are we speaking the same language? A transdisciplinary approach to intensification in New Zealand agriculture. Paper presented at Agri-Food XIV: Annual Meeting of the Agri-Food Research Network, November 2007,Brisbane, Australia.
Campbell. H., Rosin, C. and Perley, C. (2007). Is There Agri-Food Systems Resilience? Reflecting on the Relevance of Socio-Ecologial Resilience Theory for Agri-Food Analysis. Paper presented at Agri-Food XIV. Annual Meeting of the Agri-Food Research Network, 25-29 November 2007, Brisbane, Australia.
Rosin, C. and Blackwell, G. (2006). Are we (t)here yet?: On becoming ‘native to place’ in New Zealand’s agricultural sector. Paper presented at International Geographical Union: Brisbane Regional Conference, July 2006, Brisbane, Australia
Fairweather, J.R. (2008) The number of farms and farmers in New Zealand: a plea for researcher access to farm samples and the inclusion of farmer data. New Zealand Journal of Agricultural Research, 51(4): 485-488. Available from http://www.royalsociety.org.nz/includes/download.aspx?ID=98253
Rosin, C., Perley, C., Moller, H. & Dixon, K. (2008) For want of the social, was the biodiversity battle lost? On the need to approach social-ecological resilience through transdisciplinary research. New Zealand Journal of Agricultural Research, 51(4): 481-484. Available from http://www.royalsociety.org.nz/includes/download.aspx?ID=98252
Cooper M, Campbell H, Manhire J, Moller H, Rosin C, Norton S, Hunt L 2009. New Zealand Organic Sector Report. CSAFE Report, October 2009 commissioned by Organics Aotearoa New Zealand Organics (OANZ) (restricted access)
Kaye-Blake. W., Greenhaigh, S., Turner, J. Holbek, E. Sinclair, R., Matunga, T. and Saunders, C. (2009). A Review of Research on Economic Impacts of Climate Change. AERU Research Report No. 314, Lincoln University, April.
Working Paper 5: Scoping Report for monitoring and evaluation
processes within ARGOS by Esther Water (Members only)
to the ARGOS Programme, also available in French
Research, also available in French
of Data in ARGOS, also available in French
uses Geographical Information Systems (GIS)
Towards Transdisciplinary Research within ARGOS: An Ecologist’s Suggestions for Process and Research Priority Setting. Moller H 2005. ARGOnotes 9
Anon 2012. Farm foresters called ‘heroes’. Forest Farm Associations. [Online] Available from http://www.nzfoa.org.nz/news/forestry-news/992-230412forestrynews
Rae S. 2012. Farm foresters called ‘heroes’. http://www.odt.co.nz/news/farming/206416/farm-foresters-called-heroes