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Associate Professor Peter Tozer PhD

Associate Professor in Farm Management

School of Agriculture and Environment

Professional

Contact details

  • Location: AH2.53, AgHort
    Campus: Turitea

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy - Washington State University (1998)

Research Expertise

Research Interests

Farm and Agribusiness Management

Agriculture and Food Marketing

Impacts of Pests and Diseases on Food  Production and Markets

Thematics

Future Food Systems

Area of Expertise

Field of research codes
Agricultural And Veterinary Sciences (070000):
Agricultural Economics (140201):
Agricultural Systems Analysis and Modelling (070105): Agriculture, Land and Farm Management (070100):
Applied Economics (140200): Economics (140000):
Farm Management, Rural Management and Agribusiness (070106): Farming Systems Research (070107)

Research Projects

Summary of Research Projects

Position Current Completed
Project Leader 1 3

Research Outputs

Journal

Adjabui, JA., Tozer, PR., & Gray, DI. (2019). Willingness to participate and pay for index-based crop insurance in Ghana. Agricultural Finance Review. 79(4), 491-507
[Journal article]Authored by: Gray, D., Tozer, P.
Farrell, LJ., Tozer, PR., Kenyon, PR., Ramilan, T., & Cranston, LM. (2019). The effect of ewe wastage in New Zealand sheep and beef farms on flock productivity and farm profitability. Agricultural Systems. 174, 125-132
[Journal article]Authored by: Kenyon, P., Ramilan, T., Tozer, P.
Middleton, N., Tozer, P., & Tozer, B. (2019). Sand and dust storms: underrated natural hazards. Disasters. 43(2), 390-409
[Journal article]Authored by: Tozer, P.
Chen, K-J., Marsh, TL., Tozer, P., & Galinato, S. (2019). Biotechnology to sustainability: Consumer preferences for food products grown on biodegradable mulches. Food Research International. 116, 200-210 Retrieved from http://www.elsevier.com/locate/foodres
[Journal article]Authored by: Tozer, P.
Chen, KJ., Marsh, TL., Tozer, PR., & Galinato, SP. (2019). Biotechnology to sustainability: Consumer preferences for food products grown on biodegradable mulches. Food Research International. 116, 200-210
[Journal article]Authored by: Tozer, P.
Cassey, AJ., Lee, K., Sage, J., & Tozer, PR. (2018). Assessing post-harvest labor shortages, wages, and welfare. Agricultural and Food Economics. 6(1)
[Journal article]Authored by: Tozer, P.
Tozer, PR., & Marsh, TL. (2018). Dynamic regional model of the US apple industry: Consequences of supply or demand shocks due to pest or disease outbreaks and control. Agricultural Systems. 164, 252-263
[Journal article]Authored by: Tozer, P.
Tozer, PR., Marsh, TL., & Perevodchikov, EV. (2015). Economic welfare impacts of foot-and-mouth disease in the canadian beef cattle sector. Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics. 63(2), 163-184
[Journal article]Authored by: Tozer, P.
Tozer, PR., Galinato, SP., Ross, CF., Miles, CA., & McCluskey, JJ. (2015). Sensory analysis and willingness to pay for craft cider. Journal of Wine Economics. 10(3), 314-328
[Journal article]Authored by: Tozer, P.
Jiang, J., Marsh, TL., & Tozer, PR. (2015). Policy induced price volatility transmission: Linking the U.S. crude oil, corn and plastics markets. Energy Economics. 52, 217-227
[Journal article]Authored by: Tozer, P.
Tozer, PR., & Villano, R. (2013). Decomposing productivity and efficiency among Western Australian grain producers. Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics. 38(3), 312-326
[Journal article]Authored by: Tozer, P.
Tozer, P., & Leys, J. (2013). Dust storms - What do they really cost?. Rangeland Journal. 35(2), 131-142
[Journal article]Authored by: Tozer, P.
Fisher, J., Tozer, P., & Abrecht, D. (2012). Livestock in no-till cropping systems- A story of trade-offs. Animal Production Science. 52(4), 197-214
[Journal article]Authored by: Tozer, P.
Tozer, P., & Marsh, TL. (2012). Domestic and trade impacts of foot-and-mouth disease on the Australian beef industry. Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics. 56(3), 385-404
[Journal article]Authored by: Tozer, P.
Macrina, AL., Tozer, PR., & Kensinger, RS. (2011). Induced lactation in pubertal heifers: Efficacy, response to bovine somatotropin, and profitability. Journal of Dairy Science. 94(3), 1355-1364
[Journal article]Authored by: Tozer, P.
Nogueira, L., Marsh, TL., Tozer, PR., & Peel, D. (2011). Foot-and-mouth disease and the Mexican cattle industry. Agricultural Economics. 42(SUPPL. 1), 33-44
[Journal article]Authored by: Tozer, P.
Tozer, PR. (2010). Measuring the efficiency of wheat production of Western Australian growers. Agronomy Journal. 102(2), 642-648
[Journal article]Authored by: Tozer, P.
Tozer, PR., & Stokes, JR. (2009). Investing in perennial pasture improvement: A real options analysis. Review of Agricultural Economics. 31(1), 88-102
[Journal article]Authored by: Tozer, P.
Tozer, PR. (2009). Uncertainty and investment in precision agriculture - Is it worth the money?. Agricultural Systems. 100(1-3), 80-87
[Journal article]Authored by: Tozer, P.
Stokes, JR., Tozer, PR., & Hyde, J. (2007). Identifying efficient dairy producers using data envelopment analysis. Journal of Dairy Science. 90(5), 2555-2562
[Journal article]Authored by: Tozer, P.
Tozer, PR., & Isbister, BJ. (2007). Is it economically feasible to harvest by management zone?. Precision Agriculture. 8(3), 151-159
[Journal article]Authored by: Tozer, P.
Tozer, PR. (2007). The Benefits of Management Changes in Beef Enterprises on Pastoral Stations in Western Australia.. Australasian Agribusiness Review. 15, 62-74
[Journal article]Authored by: Tozer, P.
Robertson, M., Isbister, B., Maling, I., Oliver, Y., Wong, M., Adams, M., . . . Tozer, P. (2007). Opportunities and constraints for managing within-field spatial variability in Western Australian grain production. Field Crops Research. 104(1-3), 60-67
[Journal article]Authored by: Tozer, P.
Egan, BA., Diehl, NK., Bryan, KA., Tozer, PR., Swinker, AM., & O'Connor, ML. (2006). Behavioral, Anatomical, and Physiological Changes in Late Gestation Mares. Professional Animal Scientist. 22(1), 94-105
[Journal article]Authored by: Tozer, P.
Stokes, JR., & Tozer, PR. (2006). Optimal feed mill blending. Review of Agricultural Economics. 28(4), 543-552
[Journal article]Authored by: Tozer, P.
Tozer, PR. (2006). Depreciation rates for Australian tractors and headers: Is machinery depreciation a fixed or variable cost?. Australain Agribusiness Perspectives.
[Journal article]Authored by: Tozer, P.
Kaine, GW., & Tozer, PR. (2005). Stability, resilience and sustainability in pasture-based grazing systems. Agricultural Systems. 83(1), 27-48
[Journal article]Authored by: Tozer, P.
Tozer, PR., Varga, GA., Henning, WR., & Holden, LA. (2005). Do Dairy Producers Use Effective Management Practices to Improve the Value of Market Cows?. Professional Animal Scientist. 21(4), 272-277
[Journal article]Authored by: Tozer, P.
Roush, WB., & Tozer, PR. (2004). The power of tests for bioequivalence in feed experiments with poultry.. Journal of animal science. 82 E-Suppl
[Journal article]Authored by: Tozer, P.
Edwards, JL., & Tozer, PR. (2004). Using activity and milk yield as predictors of fresh cow disorders. Journal of Dairy Science. 87(2), 524-531
[Journal article]Authored by: Tozer, P.
Lesmeister, KE., Tozer, PR., & Heinrichs, AJ. (2004). Development and analysis of a rumen tissue sampling procedure. Journal of Dairy Science. 87(5), 1336-1344
[Journal article]Authored by: Tozer, P.
Tozer, PR., Bargo, F., & Muller, LD. (2004). The effect of pasture allowance and supplementation on feed efficiency and profitability of dairy systems. Journal of Dairy Science. 87(9), 2902-2911
[Journal article]Authored by: Tozer, P.
Tozer, PR., Bargo, F., & Muller, LD. (2003). Economic analyses of feeding systems combining pasture and total mixed ration. Journal of Dairy Science. 86(3), 808-818
[Journal article]Authored by: Tozer, P.
Tozer, PR., Scollard, DL., Marsh, TL., & Marsh, TJ. (2002). Recursive systems model of fetal birth weight and calving difficulty in beef heifers. Canadian Journal of Animal Science. 82(1), 19-27
[Journal article]Authored by: Tozer, P.
Stokes, JR., & Tozer, PR. (2002). Sire selection with multiple objectives. Agricultural Systems. 73(2), 147-164
[Journal article]Authored by: Tozer, P.
Tozer, PR., & Stokes, JR. (2002). Producer breeding objectives and optimal sire selection. Journal of Dairy Science. 85(12), 3518-3525
[Journal article]Authored by: Tozer, P.
Stokes, JR., & Tozer, PR. (2002). Cost minimization and managing soil nutrient loading: Conflict or compromise?. Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics. 50(2), 151-169
[Journal article]Authored by: Tozer, P.
Tozer, PR. (2002). Grass for Dairy Cattle. NACTA Journal. 46(3), 56-57
[Book Review]Authored by: Tozer, P.
Tozer, PR., & Stokes, JR. (2001). A multi-objective programming approach to feed ration balancing and nutrient management. Agricultural Systems. 67(3), 201-215
[Journal article]Authored by: Tozer, P.
Bailey, K., & Tozer, P. (2001). An evaluation of federal order reform. Journal of Dairy Science. 84(4), 974-986
[Journal article]Authored by: Tozer, P.
Tozer, PR., & Heinrichs, AJ. (2001). What affects the costs of raising replacement dairy heifers: A multiple-component analysis. Journal of Dairy Science. 84(8), 1836-1844
[Journal article]Authored by: Tozer, P.
Tozer, PR., & Stokes, JR. (2001). Using multiple objective programming in a dairy cow breeding program. Journal of Dairy Science. 84(12), 2782-2788
[Journal article]Authored by: Tozer, P.
Tozer, PR. (2001). Investing in Futures and Options Markets.. NACTA Journal. 45(2), 50-51
[Book Review]Authored by: Tozer, P.
Tozer, PR. (2000). Least-cost ration formulations for holstein dairy heifers by using linear and stochastic programming. Journal of Dairy Science. 83(3), 443-451
[Journal article]Authored by: Tozer, P.
Gabler, MT., Tozer, PR., & Heinrichs, AJ. (2000). Development of a cost analysis spreadsheet for calculating the costs to raise a replacement dairy heifer 1. Journal of Dairy Science. 83(5), 1104-1109
[Journal article]Authored by: Tozer, P.
Tozer, PR., & Huffaker, RG. (1999). Mathematical equations to describe lactation curves for Holstein-Friesian cows in New South Wales. Australian Journal of Agricultural Research. 50(3), 431-440
[Journal article]Authored by: Tozer, P.
Tozer, PR., & Huffaker, RG. (1999). Dairy Deregulation and Low-Input Dairy Production: A Bioeconomic Evaluation. Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics. 24(1), 155-172
[Journal article]Authored by: Tozer, P.
Farrell, TC., & Tozer, PR. (1996). Strategic alliances and marketing cooperatives: A lamb industry case study. Review of Marketing and Agricultural Economics. 64(2), 142-151
[Journal article]Authored by: Tozer, P.
Tozer, PR. (1993). Efficiency aspects of transferable dairy quotas in NSW: A linear programming approach.. Review of Marketing & Agricultural Economics. 61(2), 141-155
[Journal article]Authored by: Tozer, P.

Report

Tozer, PR., Al-Hemoud, A., & Al-Dousari, A.(2017). Economic impact of sand and dust storms on Kuwait.
[Technical Report]Authored by: Tozer, P.
Galinato, SP., White, D., Tozer, PR., & Gallardo, RK.(2014). The contribution of the mint industry to Washington’s economy. : Washington State University - IMPACT Center
[Technical Report]Authored by: Tozer, P.

Conference

Tozer, P., & Marsh, TL.Assessment of Pest or Disease Outbreaks in the US Sweet Cherry Industry. . Melbourne
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Tozer, P.
Lopez-Lozano, SR., Scholtens, MR., Smith, RMC., Lopez-Villalobos, ., Burt, D., Harper, L., . . . schreurs, N. (2017). Brief Communication: Assessing the current value of milk, meat and fibre products from the goat industry in New Zealand. Proceedings of the New Zealand Society of Animal Production. Vol. 77 (pp. 173 - 176). : New Zealand Society of Animal Production
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Gray, D., Lopez-Villalobos, N., Schreurs, N., Thomas, D., Tozer, P.
Scholtens, MR., Smith, RMC., Lopez-Lozano, SR., Lopez-Villalobos, N., Burt, D., Harper, L., . . . Schreurs, NM. (2017). The current state of the New Zealand goat industry. Proceedings of the New Zealand Society of Animal Production. Vol. 77 (pp. 164 - 168). : New Zealand Society of Animal Production
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Gray, D., Lopez-Villalobos, N., Schreurs, N., Thomas, D., Tozer, P., Tuohy, M.
Smith, RMC., Scholtens, MR., Lopez-Lozano, SR., Lopez-Villalobos, ., Burt, D., Harper, L., . . . Schreurs, . (2017). Brief communication: The potential of the New Zealand goat industry. Proceedings of the New Zealand Society of Animal Production. Vol. 77 (pp. 169 - 172). : New Zealand Society of Animal Production
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Gray, D., Lopez-Villalobos, N., Schreurs, N., Thomas, D., Tozer, P.
Tozer, PR., & Siddique, MI.Impact of feeding systems on the profit and profit efficiency of New Zealand dairy farms. . Edinburgh, Scotland
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Tozer, P.
Tozer, PR., & Siddique, MI. (2016, August). Ownership, region, system or? What leads to efficiency?. Presented at New Zealand Agricultural and Resource Economics Society. Nelson, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Tozer, P.
Tozer, PR., & Fisher, J. (2016, February). Economic analyses of cropping options in future climates. Presented at Agribusiness Crop Updates 2016. Perth, Western Australia.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Tozer, P.

Other

Siddique, MI., Tozer, P., & Shadbolt, NM. (2018). Investigating Performance of NZ Pastoral Systems in different regions - Three good and Three Bad Years.
[Working Paper]Authored by: Shadbolt, N., Tozer, P.
Galinato, SP., & Tozer, PR. (2016). 2015 Estimated cost of establishing and producing hops in the Pacific Northwest. (pp. 1 - 9). Washington State University Extension
[Other]Authored by: Tozer, P.
Cassey, AJ., Lee, K., Sage, J., & Tozer, PR. (2016). Assessing the impact of a labor shortage on post-harvest activities and markets. Washington State University Extension
[Other]Authored by: Tozer, P.
Galinato, SP., & Tozer, PR. (2016). 2015 Costs estimates of producing fresh and processing potatoes in Washington. (pp. 1 - 6). Washington State University Extension
[Other]Authored by: Tozer, P.

Teaching and Supervision

Courses Coordinated

Summary of Doctoral Supervision

Position Current Completed
Supervisor 4 0

Current Doctoral Supervision

Supervisor of:

  • 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
  • Morteza Ghahremani - Doctor of Philosophy
    Bio-ecomomic modelling of New Zealand agri-food systems
  • Lydia Farrell - Doctor of Philosophy
    Bio-economic modelling of New Zealand sheep farming systems
  • Elham Shokri - Doctor of Philosophy
    Sustainable production for NZ dairy farms: Dairy farms' adaptability to be resilient

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