Agricultural systems : economics, technology and diversity by Oliver W Castalonge

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Jordbruksstatistisk årsbok 2005. Statistics Sweden, Örebro, Sweden. 36 Helena Hansson Steinbock, L. , Johansson, K. and Philipsson, J. (2003). Genetic Effects on Stillbirth and Calving Difficulty in Swedish Holsteins at First and Second Calving. Journal of Dairy Science, 86, 2228-2235. Tauer, W. L. (1993). Short-run and long-run efficiencies of New York dairy farms. Agricultural and Resource Economics Review, 22, 1-9. Tauer, L. W. and Mishra, A. K. 2006 Can the small dairy farm remain competitive in US agriculture?

The study also showed that in both groups several farms were operating under increasing returns to scale, which means that these farms could increase their efficiency by expanding their farms. 7% based on the specialized sub-sample, implying that the gains from increasing farm size are small. 4. The Strategy Study In the strategy study (Hansson 2007c) the aim was to study the impact of factors that work as driving or restraining forces on the farm strategy, and therefore on farm efficiency. Building on work by Lee et al.

Cooper, W. , and Rhodes, E. (1978). Measuring the Efficiency of Decision Making Units. European Journal of Operational Research, 2, 429-444. Coelli, T. (1995). Recent developments in frontier modeling and efficiency measurement. Australian Journal of Agricultural Economics, 39, 219-245. Coelli, T. and Perelman, S. (1999) A comparison of parametric and non-parametric distance functions: With application to European railways. European Journal of Operational Research, 117, 326-339. Coelli, T. Rahman, S.

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