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Organic and Conventional Vegetable Production in Oklahoma


  • Khanal, Kalpana
  • Henneberry, Shida Rastegari
  • Taylor, Merritt J.
  • Schatzer, Raymond Joe
  • Epplin, Francis M.
  • Roberts, B. Warren
  • Edelson, Jonathan V.
  • Shrefler, Jim


This study compares he profitability and risk related to conventional and organic vegetable production systems A linear programming model was used to find the optimal mix of vegetables in both production systems. And a target MOTAD (minimization of total absolute deviation) model was used to perform risk analysis in both organic and conventional production systems

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  • Khanal, Kalpana & Henneberry, Shida Rastegari & Taylor, Merritt J. & Schatzer, Raymond Joe & Epplin, Francis M. & Roberts, B. Warren & Edelson, Jonathan V. & Shrefler, Jim, 2008. "Organic and Conventional Vegetable Production in Oklahoma," 2008 Annual Meeting, February 2-6, 2008, Dallas, Texas 6789, Southern Agricultural Economics Association.
  • Handle: RePEc:ags:saeaed:6789

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    1. Zeyuan Qiu & Tony Prato & Francis McCamley, 2001. "Evaluating Environmental Risks Using Safety-First Constraints," American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, vol. 83(2), pages 402-413.
    2. Anderson, Jock R. & Feder, Gershon, 2007. "Agricultural Extension," Handbook of Agricultural Economics, Elsevier.
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    1. Gruère, Guillaume & Narrod, Clare & Abbott, Linda, 2011. "Agricultural, food, and water nanotechnologies for the poor: Opportunities, constraints, and role of the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research," IFPRI discussion papers 1064, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).

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