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Management Strategies And Human Capital Investments By Organic Producers


  • Park, Timothy A.
  • Lohr, Luanne


Survey evidence from U.S. organic farmers is evaluated to identify the factors influencing adoption of farm management strategies to mitigate the impact of key production constraints. A multilevel count data model is specified for the number of frequently used management strategies adopted by organic farmers facing pest control problems.

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  • Park, Timothy A. & Lohr, Luanne, 2001. "Management Strategies And Human Capital Investments By Organic Producers," 2001 Annual meeting, August 5-8, Chicago, IL 20708, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association).
  • Handle: RePEc:ags:aaea01:20708

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    1. Kalirajan, Kaliappa P. & Shand, R.T., 2001. "Technology and farm performance: paths of productive efficiencies over time," Agricultural Economics of Agricultural Economists, International Association of Agricultural Economists, vol. 24(3), March.
    2. Reinganum, Jennifer F., 1989. "The timing of innovation: Research, development, and diffusion," Handbook of Industrial Organization,in: R. Schmalensee & R. Willig (ed.), Handbook of Industrial Organization, edition 1, volume 1, chapter 14, pages 849-908 Elsevier.
    3. Snow, Arthur & Warren, Ronald S, Jr, 1990. "Human Capital Investment and Labor Supply under Uncertainty," International Economic Review, Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania and Osaka University Institute of Social and Economic Research Association, vol. 31(1), pages 195-206, February.
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