Modeling Irrigation Benefits on Beef Ranches

A major irrigation benefit for beef ranchers is herd size stability. A sequential multiyear linear programming model was developed to trace the effect of drought with and without irrigation on a South Dakota ranch over 31 years. Irrigation benefits were higher with the dynamic model than with traditional static analysis.


Issue Date:
1988-07
Publication Type:
Working or Discussion Paper
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/165942
Total Pages:
23
Series Statement:
AE
88003




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