Integrating Cotton and Beef Production in the Texas Southern High Plains: A Simulation Approach
AbstractThis study uses a simulation approach to determine the economic viability of two different production systems in the Texas Southern High Plains. Results show that a traditional cotton monoculture system is more profitable, although integrated cotton/forage/livestock systems require less water.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Southern Agricultural Economics Association in its series 2013 Annual Meeting, February 2-5, 2013, Orlando, Florida with number 143053.
Date of creation: 2013
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simulation; integrated livestock; economic viability; Agricultural Finance; Farm Management; Land Economics/Use; Livestock Production/Industries; Production Economics; Q14; Q15;
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- Q14 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Agriculture - - - Agricultural Finance
- Q15 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Agriculture - - - Land Ownership and Tenure; Land Reform; Land Use; Irrigation; Agriculture and Environment
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- NEP-AGR-2013-02-16 (Agricultural Economics)
- NEP-ALL-2013-02-16 (All new papers)
- NEP-CMP-2013-02-16 (Computational Economics)
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