Factors Contributing To Earnings Success Of Cash Grain Farms
The objective of this study was to identify factors which contribute to the earnings' success of cash grain farms in the United States. The study analyzes three measures of success including net farm income per dollar of asset, operators' returns to labor and management, and operators' management income. Logit regression analysis shows that controlling variable costs, ownership, management ability, technology adoption, and diversification are important factors that influence success.
Volume (Year): 31 (1999)
Issue (Month): 03 (December)
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