10 Results for 'Ibendahl, G.'

PR – ADOPTION OF PRECISION AGRICULTURE TECHNOLOGY

Abstract Precision agriculture technologies have been available for adoption and utilization at the farm level for several decades. Some technologies have been readily adopted while others were adopted more slowly. An analysis of 621 Kansas Farm Management Association (KFMA) farmer ...Read More

PR – ADOPTION OF PRECISION AGRICULTURE TECHNOLOGY

Abstract Agricultural loan delinquency rates cannot be fully explained just from an examination of farm profitability. During a period from 2009 through 2010 the agricultural loan delinquency rate nearly doubled in the United States, while at the same time farmer ...Read More

PR – USING THE FINANCIAL RATIOS ROA AND ROE TO PREDICT FARM LOAN DEFICIENCY RATES

Abstract: Economic theory suggests that farms will experience increasing economies of size up to some number of hectares. After that, there is likely a range of hectares where economies of size are constant before starting to increase. Finding that range ...Read More

PR – ESTIMATING THE MOST EFFICIENT FARM SIZE FOR CROP PRODUCERS

Abstract: Machinery is an important asset class on grain farms with the typical Kansas farm owning $400,000 of machinery. Because farm machinery is expensive and costly to operate, farms have incentives to monitor and control their machinery purchases. However, farm ...Read More

PR – AN EXAMINATION OF MACHINERY COSTS AND MACHINERY INVESTMENT IN KANSAS

Abstract: Proper sizing of harvest equipment has concerned farmers and lenders since advent of mechanized agriculture. Under-equipped farming operations may not be able to harvest crops without yield and/or quality penalties. Over-equipped farming operations expose themselves to unnecessary expenses. Uncertainty ...Read More

PR – HARVEST EQUIPMENT CAPACITY SELECTION CONSIDERING WEATHER UNCERTAINTY IN KANSAS

Every year, some farmers will do better than other farmers. Whether by luck, better management, more rainfall, a different enterprise mix, etc., a subset of farmers will be more profitable than another subset of farmers. However, over a period of ...Read More

PR – Are The Most Profitable Farms Consistently The Most Profitable

An area of health and safety risk in agriculture that can be especially dangerous is aquaculture farming. One of the main sources of injuries on aquaculture farms is tractor overturns which often results in crushing injuries. There is likely a ...Read More

PR – A Stochastic Analysis Of Tractor Overturn Costs On Catfish Farms (p68-73)

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PO – Predicting Fertilizer Prices

1st Paragraph - Cash leasing and share leasing allocate risk very differently.With cash leasing, farmers assume all the risk because landlords get a fixed amount of money each year. Any profit the farmer earns on cash rented land is subject ...Read More

PR – A Comparison Of Share And Cash Rent Leasing

Technology is continually improving the technical efficiency of agriculture. Advances in seeds, chemicals, machinery, and other inputs are allowing farmers to produce more than ever before and with fewer inputs. In addition, the available supply of agricultural labour has been ...Read More