Scale, Diversification and Economic Performance of Agricultural Producers
Morrison Paul, Catherine and Richard Nehring
Various factors, including production scale and diversification, off-farm employment, innovative adoption and other farm and farmer characteristics, determine farmers' economic welfare. A recent study analyzes the impact of such factors on the performance, and thus the potential competitiveness, of different types of U.S. farms.
production scale, diversification, employment, farm, performance, competitiveness, genetically modified, GM, efficiency, off-farm
Morrison Paul, Catherine and Richard Nehring. 2003. "Scale, Diversification and Economic Performance of Agricultural Producers." ARE Update 6(4): 5-8. University of California Giannini Foundation of Agricultural Economics.