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Dr Janet Reid PhD, MAgrSc, BAgrSc

Senior Lecturer in Agricultural Systems

School of Agriculture and Environment

Professional

Contact details

  • Ph: 06 350 5268
    Location: 2.19, AgHortB
    Campus: Tiritea

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy - Massey University (2013)
  • Master of Agricultural Science - Massey University (1998)
  • Bachelor of Agricultural Science - Massey University (1985)

Research Expertise

Research Interests

Governance and governing of New Zealand agriculture in particular sustainable agriculture.

Farmers knowldge cultures and the influence of this on farmers pacactice but also how to capture this to inform and influence policy that impacts on farmers.

The role of regional councils and central gvoernment in shaping on-farm decisions by farmers.

Agricultural extension and consultancy as a form of governing but also as a form of rural development.

The application of systems innovation in the primary sectors in New Zealand.

Thematics

Resource Development and Management, Future Food Systems

Area of Expertise

Field of research codes
Agricultural And Veterinary Sciences (070000): Agricultural Land Management (070101): Agricultural Land Planning (070102): Agriculture, Land and Farm Management (070100): Agriculture, Land and Farm Management not elsewhere classified (070199):
Environmental Management (050205): Environmental Science and Management (050200): Environmental Sciences (050000):
Farm Management, Rural Management and Agribusiness (070106): Farming Systems Research (070107):
Other Studies in Human Society (169900): Studies In Human Society (160000): Studies in Human Society not elsewhere classified (169999):
Sustainable Agricultural Development (070108)

Research Projects

Summary of Research Projects

Position Current Completed
Project Leader 0 3
Team Member 0 1

Research Outputs

Journal

Hilkens, A., Reid, JI., Klerkx, L., & Gray, DI. (2018). Money talk: How relations between farmers and advisors around financial management are shaped. Journal of Rural Studies. 63, 83-95
[Journal article]Authored by: Gray, D., Reid, J.
Fielke, SJ., Botha, N., Reid, J., Gray, D., Blackett, P., Park, N., . . . Williams, T. (2018). Lessons for co-innovation in agricultural innovation systems: a multiple case study analysis and a conceptual model. Journal of Agricultural Education and Extension. 24(1), 9-27
[Journal article]Authored by: Gray, D., Reid, J.
Reid, JI., & Brazendale, R. (2014). Insights from the New Zealand experience of Farmer First Research. Outlook on Agriculture. 43(3), 213-217
[Journal article]Authored by: Reid, J.
Bolwell, C., Gray, DI., & Reid, JI. (2013). Identifying the Research Information Needs of the Racing and Breeding Industries in New Zealand: Results of an Online Survey. Journal of Equine Veterinary Science. 33(9), 690-696
[Journal article]Authored by: Bolwell, C., Gray, D., Reid, J.
Bolwell, C., Gray, D., & Reid, J. (2013). Identifying the Research Information Needs of the Racing and Breeding Industries in New Zealand: Results of an Online Survey. Journal of Equine Veterinary Science. 33(9), 690-696
[Journal article]Authored by: Bolwell, C., Gray, D., Reid, J.
Badubi, SS., Ravindran, V., & Reid, J. (2004). A Survey of Small-scale Broiler Production Systems in Botswana. Tropical Animal Health and Production. 36(8), 823-834
[Journal article]Authored by: Ravindran, V., Reid, J.
Reid, JI., Gray, DI., Kelly, TC., & Kemp, EA. (1999). An application of SSM in the on-farm labour situation in the New Zealand dairy industry. Systems Research and Behavioral Science. 16(4), 341-350
[Journal article]Authored by: Gray, D., Reid, J.

Thesis

Reid, JI. (2014). Governing sustainable agriculture: A case study of the farming of highly erodible hill country in the Manawatu-Whanganui region of New Zealand. (Doctoral Thesis, Massey University, New Zealand)
[Doctoral Thesis]Authored by: Reid, J.

Report

Tanya, N., Reid, JI., Abdurrahma, M., Zakaria, H., Syarifuddin, S., Yanuartati, Y., . . . Anderson, C. (2016). East Indonesia IFSCA activity inception review reports. Report B: Extension stocktake and gender analysis.
[Commissioned Report]Authored by: Anderson, C., Heyes, J., Morris, S., Reid, J.
Basher, L., Manderson, A., McIvor, I., McKergow, L., & Reid, JI.(2016). Evaluation of the Effectiveness of Conservation Planting and Farm Plans: a discussion document. (Report No. LC2546). Wellington: Landcare Research
[Technical Report]Authored by: Reid, J.
Reid, JI., Greenhalgh, J., & Gray, D.(2015). New Zealand dairy farming: Novice employers.
[Technical Report]Authored by: Gray, D., Reid, J.
Anderson, C., Fauzi, MT., Parta Tanaya, IGL., Kusumo, BH., Dahlanuddin, ., Sukartono, ., . . . Basuki, E. (2015). Activity Design Document: Massey-Unram Agribusiness Innovation in NTB..
[Commissioned Report]Authored by: Anderson, C., Heyes, J., Morris, S., Reid, J.Contributed to by: Heyes, J.
Horne, D., Gray, DI., Reid, JI., Millner, I., Mackay, A., Rendel, JM., . . . Shadbolt, N. (2014). A Farmer's Guide: Creating a climate for success - Huatokitoki Landcare Community Project. Massey University.
[Commissioned Report]Authored by: Gray, D., Horne, D., Reid, J., Shadbolt, N.Contributed to by: Gray, D.
Gray, D., Kemp, E., Reid, J., & Westbrooke, V. (2014). How dairy consultants help farmers design improved farming systems?. OneFarm Centre of Excellence for Farm Business Management.
[Commissioned Report]Authored by: Gray, D., Reid, J.Contributed to by: Reid, J.
Anderson, CW., Fauzi, MT., Parta Tanaya, IGL., Kusumo, BH., Dahlanuddin, ., Sukartono, ., . . . Basuki, E. (2014). Agriculture Activity: Agribusiness innovation in Nusa Tenggara Barat. Value Chain Analysis Report for MFAT.
[Commissioned Report]Authored by: Anderson, C., Heyes, J., Morris, S., Reid, J.Contributed to by: Heyes, J.

Conference

Collins, HM., Gray, DI., Reid, JI., Shadbolt, NM., & Dooley, AE. (2017). Who do farmers talk to? How farmer to farmer social interactions shaped dairy farmers’ responses to water quality interventions.. .http://www.esee2017.gr/uploads/attachments/80/Collins_et_al..pdf. : Transformative learning: new directions in agricultural extension and education23rd European Seminar on Extension and Education (ESEE)
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Gray, D., Reid, J., Shadbolt, N.Contributed to by: Reid, J.
Hilkens, AEWM., Reid, JI., Klerkx, L., & Gray, DI. (2017). How do farmers and financial management advisors engage? Findings from a case study in the New Zealand dairy sector. ESEE2017 Proceedings. : 23rd European Seminar on Extension (and) Education (ESEE)
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Gray, D., Reid, J.
Hilkens, AEWM., Reid, JI., Klerkx, L., & Gray, DI.How do farmers and financial management advisors engage? Findings from a case study in the New Zealand dairy sector.. . Chania, Greece
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Gray, D., Reid, J.Contributed to by: Reid, J.
Collins, HM., Gray, DI., Reid, JI., Shadbolt, N., & Dooley, AE. (2017, July). Who do farmers talk to? How farmer to farmer social interactions shaped dairy farmers’ responses to water quality interventions. Presented at 23rd European Seminar on Extension (and) Education (ESEE). Chania, Greece.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Gray, D., Reid, J., Shadbolt, N.Contributed to by: Reid, J.
Collins, HM., Gray, DI., Reid, JI., Shadbolt, N., & Dooley, AE. (2018). Accessing and building social capital: How a farmer-driven initiative influenced policy implementation. Rural Extension and Innovation Systems Journal. Vol. 14: APEN 2017 International Conference of the Australasia-Pacific Extension Network
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Gray, D., Reid, J., Shadbolt, N.
Gray, D., Kemp, E., Westbrooke,, V., Reid, J., & Wood, BA. (2017, July). Diagnosing problem on-farm: Processes used by an expert farm management consultant. Presented at IFMA21 Congress. Edinburgh.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Gray, D., Reid, J., Wood, B.
Gray, DI., Kemp, E., Westbrooke, V., Reid, JI., & Wood, B. (2017). Diagnosing problems on-farm: Processes used by an expert farm management consultant. 21st International Farm Management Congress. Vol. 21 Edinburgh: The International Farm Management Association's 21 Congress (IFMA21)
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Gray, D., Reid, J., Wood, B.
Botha, N., Blackett, P., Beechener, S., Gray, DI., Reid, JI., Park, N., . . . Dunningham, A. (2015). Lessons from three co-innovation case studies in New Zealand. Poster session presented at the meeting of APEN Conference 2015. Adelaide, Australia
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Gray, D., Reid, J.Contributed to by: Reid, J.
Reid, JI. (2015, December). Exploring the governing of sustainable agriculture in New Zealand: A case study of highly erodible farm land. Presented at Australasian Agri-food Research Network Conference XX 2013: Resistance, Resilience and Security. Melbourne, Australia.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Reid, J.
Reid, JI., & Brazendale, R. (2014). Insights from the New Zealand experiment in Farmer First Research. In T. Aenis, A. Knierim, M-C. Riecher, R. Ridder,, & H. Schobert, (Eds.) 11th European IFSA Symposium - Farming systems facing global challenges:Capacities and strategies Proceedings. (pp. 361 - 370). : 11th European IFSA Symposium - Farming systems facing global challenges:Capacities and strategies
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Reid, J.
Reid, JI., & Tillman, R. (2014). Achieving improved soil management on-farm – insights from a New Zealand case study. In T. Aenis, A. Knierim, M-C. Riecher, R. Ridder, H. Schobert, & H. Fischer (Eds.) 11th European IFSA Symposium - Farming systems facing global challenges:. (pp. 1924 - 1932). : International Farming Systems Association - Europe Group Conference
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Reid, J.
Reid, JI., Gray, DI., & Bruce, H. (2013). Enriching the farm-management consultancy theory: practice nexus. Extension Farming Systems Journal. Vol. 9 (pp. 99 - 103).
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Gray, D., Reid, J.

Other

Reid, JI., & Gray, DI. (2014, March). Beef & Lamb New Zealand and the LEP Toolkit A case study of change.. In Community of Practice members from NZ primary industries involved in the Primary Innovation Project..
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Gray, D., Reid, J.Contributed to by: Reid, J.

Supervision and Teaching

Summary of Doctoral Supervision

Position Current Completed
Supervisor 6 5
Co-supervisor 4 6

Courses Coordinated

Current Doctoral Supervision

Supervisor of:

  • Romana Mbinya - Doctor of Philosophy
    The nexus of vulnerability and adaptation to climate change in Sub-saharan Africa; A pathway towards a shared understanding and response.
  • Thivahary Thivahary Geretharan - Doctor of Philosophy
    Smallholder farmers’ agricultural support system in post-war Northern Sri Lanka - a system transformed
  • Florentine Van Noppen - Doctor of Philosophy
    Resilience and sustainable hill country land-use in Hawke’s Bay
  • Baiq Yulfia Elsadewi Yanuartati - Doctor of Philosophy
    How market-led rural development initiatives can improve rural community livelihood?
  • Charlotte Drury - Doctor of Philosophy
    Farming and freshwater quality A relational perspective that explores what shapes farmers land management practices
  • Aniek Hilkens - Doctor of Philosophy
    The implicit nature of advice on the intimate topic of financial management: An exploration of how the financial management advisory system in the New Zealand dairy sector shapes financial management advice

Co-supervisor of:

  • Tom Smith - Doctor of Philosophy
    Integration of native and exotic vegetation into grazed hill country systems in New Zealand to create more sustainable agricultural landscapes
  • Kyan Htoo - Doctor of Philosophy
    Identifying Policy Leverage Points for Selected Crops throughout the Value Chains of Selected Crops in Shan State, Myanmar to Promote Export Markets
  • Nadeesha Jayasena Thenuwara Acharige - Doctor of Philosophy
    Livestock Extension for the Dairy Sub-sector in Sri Lanka
  • Fred Wassena - Doctor of Philosophy
    Smallholders' livelihoods and dairy market participation in Tanzania

Completed Doctoral Supervision

Supervisor of:

  • 2018 - Maxim Prokchorchik - Doctor of Philosophy
    Molecular analysis of plant innate immunity triggered by secreted effectors from bacterial and fungal pathogens of apple
  • 2018 - Hung Hoang - Doctor of Philosophy
    Farmers' responses to VietGAP: a case study of a policy mechanism for transforming the traditional agri-food system in Vietnam.
  • 2017 - Sera Choi - Doctor of Philosophy
    Identification and functional analysis of Pseudomonas syringae pv. actinidiae effector-triggered immunity in Nicotiana spp. and Arabidopsis thaliana
  • 2017 - Toby Newman - Doctor of Philosophy
    The molecular basis of RPS4/RRS1- mediated defense activation in Arabidopsis
  • 2017 - ~ Jayaraman - Doctor of Philosophy
    Effector-triggered immunity against Pseudomonas syringae pv. actinidiae in nonhost plants

Co-supervisor of:

  • 2018 - Heather Collins - Doctor of Philosophy
    Dairy farmers' responses to water quality interventions: A Case Study in the Manawatu-Wanganui Region of New Zealand
  • 2018 - Prakash Bista - Doctor of Philosophy
    Empowerment of farmers through agriculture extension: A case study of farmer groups in Khairahani, Chitwan, Nepal
  • 2008 - Bijaya Bajracharya - Doctor of Philosophy
    Institutional factors that influence access of the poor to the forests benefits: Case studies of community and leasehold forestry regimes in Nepal.
  • 2008 - Md. Islam - Doctor of Philosophy
    The sustainability failure of donor-supported organizational reforms in agricultural extension: A Bangladesh case study.
  • 2007 - Nawal El-Gack - Doctor of Philosophy
    Participatory Approaches to Development: An Analysis of the Experiences of Development Projects in Sudan
  • 2007 - Ernest Okorley - Doctor of Philosophy
    An operational framework for improving decentralised agricultural extension: A Ghanaian case study

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