Economic Efficiency of U.S. Organic Versus Conventional Dairy Farms: Evidence from 2005 and 2010

We estimate an input distance function for U.S. dairy farming to examine the competitiveness of organic and non-organic dairy production by system and size. Across organic/non-organic systems and size classes, size is the major determinant of competitiveness based on various measures of productivity and returns to scale.


Issue Date:
2012-02
Publication Type:
Conference Paper/ Presentation
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/119769
Total Pages:
18




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