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Cost Efficiency and Feed Grain Production in Kansas


  • Langemeier, Michael R.
  • Yeager, Elizabeth A.
  • O'Brien, Daniel M.


This paper examined the relationship between cost efficiency and feed grain production in Kansas. Using data from 2002 to 2011, corn production was significantly and positively related to cost efficiency in eastern and western Kansas, while grain sorghum production was significant and positively related to cost efficiency in central Kansas.

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  • Langemeier, Michael R. & Yeager, Elizabeth A. & O'Brien, Daniel M., 2013. "Cost Efficiency and Feed Grain Production in Kansas," 2013 Annual Meeting, February 2-5, 2013, Orlando, Florida 142394, Southern Agricultural Economics Association.
  • Handle: RePEc:ags:saea13:142394

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    efficiency; corn; grain sorghum; Farm Management; Production Economics; Productivity Analysis; D24; Q12;

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    • D24 - Microeconomics - - Production and Organizations - - - Production; Cost; Capital; Capital, Total Factor, and Multifactor Productivity; Capacity
    • Q12 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Agriculture - - - Micro Analysis of Farm Firms, Farm Households, and Farm Input Markets

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