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The Australian Wool Crisis: Farm Adjustment Pressures and Strategies: A Case Study of the Southern Tablelands of New South Wales

Journal Article


Abstract


  • Farm adjustment has resulted from the present crisis of production within the Australian agricultural sector. Farm adjustment pressures of the wool growers of the Southern Tablelands of New South Wales are outlined. The primary management strategies adopted by the wool producers are identified. Three farm adjustment strategies were noted; extensification, diversification and expansion. Choice of farm strategy was dependent on the characteristics of both the individual farm and farmer. Copyright © 1994, Wiley Blackwell. All rights reserved

Publication Date


  • 1994

Citation


  • WAITT, G., & DEANE, W. (1994). The Australian Wool Crisis: Farm Adjustment Pressures and Strategies: A Case Study of the Southern Tablelands of New South Wales. New Zealand Geographer, 50(2), 22-27. doi:10.1111/j.1745-7939.1994.tb00415.x

Scopus Eid


  • 2-s2.0-0028606633

Web Of Science Accession Number


Start Page


  • 22

End Page


  • 27

Volume


  • 50

Issue


  • 2

Abstract


  • Farm adjustment has resulted from the present crisis of production within the Australian agricultural sector. Farm adjustment pressures of the wool growers of the Southern Tablelands of New South Wales are outlined. The primary management strategies adopted by the wool producers are identified. Three farm adjustment strategies were noted; extensification, diversification and expansion. Choice of farm strategy was dependent on the characteristics of both the individual farm and farmer. Copyright © 1994, Wiley Blackwell. All rights reserved

Publication Date


  • 1994

Citation


  • WAITT, G., & DEANE, W. (1994). The Australian Wool Crisis: Farm Adjustment Pressures and Strategies: A Case Study of the Southern Tablelands of New South Wales. New Zealand Geographer, 50(2), 22-27. doi:10.1111/j.1745-7939.1994.tb00415.x

Scopus Eid


  • 2-s2.0-0028606633

Web Of Science Accession Number


Start Page


  • 22

End Page


  • 27

Volume


  • 50

Issue


  • 2