4 Results for 'Dept. of Agricultural Economics, University of the Free State, Bloemfontein'

AP – Labour Productivity In South Africa

Research shows that worker output is not a constant and that labour productivity is internationally an important component of agricultural production. Labour productivity plays a prominent role in creating the competitiveness of a specific farming business and even the whole ...Read More

AP – Labour Productivity In South Africa

The main objective of this paper is to demonstrate how data envelopment analysis (DEA) and production function analysis are combined to evaluate the input usage decisions of technically inefficient maize producers and to estimate potential yield gains from reallocating inputs. ...Read More

PR. Estimating Input-specific Recommendations For Technically Inefficient Crop Farmers

The aim with this study in the Thabu Nchu district of South Africa was to determine the optimal nitrogen (N)-fertilizer application rate for dry beans and maize when using the Infield Rain Water Harvesting (IRWH) technique. The Weighted Least Square ...Read More

PR – Optimal Nitrogen Fertilizer Application And Efficient Water Use

The main objective of this paper is to demonstrate how data envelopment analysis (DEA) and production function analysis are combined to evaluate the input usage decisions of technically inefficient maize producers and to estimate potential yield gains from reallocating inputs. ...Read More