Does the Internet Increase Farm Profits?
Smith, Aaron and Catherine Morrison Paul
Half of California farms have Internet access and 38 percent use a computer in their business. Using results from a farm-level survey, we find that most farmers who use the Internet for business purposes perceive small, if any, financial payoffs from the Internet.
computer, internet, farm, business, benefit, perception
Smith, Aaron and Catherine Morrison Paul. 2005. "Does the Internet Increase Farm Profits?" ARE Update 9(2): 5-8. University of California Giannini Foundation of Agricultural Economics.