VALUE ADDED - A NEW APPROACH TO MEASURING THE INCOME PRODUCED BY AGRICULTURE

This paper proposes a framework for measuring agricultural value added and explores variations in value added creation among farm types. Results show that crop farms usually generate more value added per dollar of farm income than livestock operations. Grain farms had ratios of value added to farm income almost as great as farms specializing in higher priced commodities.


Issue Date:
Aug 04 1991
Publication Type:
Conference Paper/ Presentation
Record Identifier:
http://ageconsearch.umn.edu/record/271277
Language:
English
Total Pages:
14




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