3 Results for 'School of Agriculture, Food Science and Veterinary Medicine, University College Dublin, Belfield'

PR – Labour Productivity – Effects Of Scale, Capital Investment And Adoption Of Novel Technology

This study investigated interrelationships among labour-use, scale of dairy enterprise, replacement of labour with capital investment, introduction of alternative management technologies and net farm profitability on a sample of Irish dairy farms. Farm labour input data were collected from 171 ...Read More

PR – Labour Productivity – Effects Of Scale, Capital Investment And Adoption Of Novel Technology

The aim of this study was to quantify the labour requirement, available labour sources and actual labour contributed by those sources on Irish dairy farms. The data was generated on 36 medium (50 – 80 cows) and large (>80 cows) ...Read More

PR – Profile Of Labour Demand, Resources And Contribution On Irish Dairy Farms

Research work on agricultural contractors appears not to have kept pace with other research areas within the field of farm management. Contracting relieves farmers of the burdens associated with direct employment and with short seasonal tasks. Contractors offer farmers flexibility ...Read More