72 Results for 'USA'

PR – PRECISION DAIRY HERD MANAGEMENT, A QUANTILE APPROACH

Abstract: Dairy producers have a variety of Precision Dairy technologies available to them, which creates the need for evaluation of new information streams generated by these technologies. At this point, a number of dairies are just collecting information, but may ...Read More

PR – PRECISION DAIRY HERD MANAGEMENT, A QUANTILE APPROACH

Abstract: This paper examined the relationship between cash rent and net return to land for Indiana.  There was a significant and positive relationship between cash rent and net return to land for medium and high productivity land. The relatively low ...Read More

PR – AN EXAMINATION OF THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN CASH RENT AND NET RETURN TO LAND IN INDIANA

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: United States farm policy enacted since 1996 has created a need for agricultural producers to better understand and manage risk. However, risk is a difficult concept to address because the ideas are challenging and the breadth of solutions is ...Read More

PR – RISK SCENARIO PLANNING

Abstract: Intensified livestock production systems have the potential to produce more beef per acre. However, these systems may be more costly and not necessarily more profitable, making them less sustainable from an economic perspective. Ongoing experiments are being conducted to ...Read More

PR – ECONOMIC ANALYSIS OF FORAGE SYSTEMS DESIGNED TO INTENSIFY BEEF PRODUCTION

Abstract: Strong returns for US Midwestern field crops from 2006 to 2012 together with favorable tax incentives (bonus depreciation and Section 179 expensing) led to strong demand for new and used farm machinery and equipment over this period. The subsequent  ...Read More

PR – ECONOMIC DEPRECIATION: EVIDENCE OF CHANGE FROM HIGH MARGIN TO LOW MARGIN PERIODS

Abstract: The productivities of farmers by age group for each of the previous eight U.S. agricultural census years were estimated by Tornqvist productivity indices. Productivity increases with age, peaks at mid‐life and then decreases by age for each census year. ...Read More

PR – PRODUCTIVITY BY AGE OVER EIGHT U.S. CENSUS YEARS

Abstract: Reliance on foreign guest workers, rising minimum wages, and corporate social responsibility are three trends emerging within the southwest Florida agricultural economy. These trends are creating higher costs and pushing employers into new management relationships with their farm workers. ...Read More

PR – FARM LABOR TRENDS IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA, USA – MANAGEMENT CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES

Abstract: Producers who benchmark are seeking growth and improvement for their farms, but how can they achieve it? What are the top producers doing differently, and are they doing it consistently? Can information be gleaned from financial statement data to ...Read More

PR – PROFITABILITY MIGRATION IN MINNESOTA FARMS

Abstract: The number one goal of most rural family business owners is to transition their business to other family members—the next generation. While many programs have been developed to help families transfer ownership to the next generation, few resources are ...Read More