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In eastern Switzerland there is a substantial weather risk during the wheat harvest. Increasing the number of available combine harvesters reduces harvest losses due to b [...]
2007 | Conference Paper/ Presentation |
The development of Monte Carlo programming as a farm planning method is reviewed. The possibility of applying this method and linear programming to investment planning is [...]
1969-06 | Journal Article |
The provision for producers to update base acres and payment yields in the 2002 farm bill afforded an opportunity to test whether it was feasible to deliver a complex sim [...]
2005-08 | Journal Article |
Corn stover harvest and transport cost functions were estimated for two harvest operations for a proposed biomass-to-ethanol conversion facility located in southern Minne [...]
2006 | Working or Discussion Paper |
A simple model of the cereal harvest operation was constructed for the Wimmera region of Victoria. The model was used to investigate factors influential in determining th [...]
1973-08 | Journal Article |
While most Corn Belt farmers consider planting Bt corn to control European corn borer, southwestern Kansas farmers must also take into account an array of other insect pe [...]
2003-04 | Journal Article |
This paper argues that the widespread belief that discrete contingent valuation (CV) questions yield substantially larger estimates of the mean (and the median) willingne [...]
1997 | Working or Discussion Paper |
Interest is growing in weather insurance within the agricultural sector but its use has been limited by the difficulty in defining the appropriate weather event and the l [...]
2005 | Conference Paper/ Presentation |
A new Stata command, simsum, analyzes data from simulation studies. The data may comprise point estimates and standard errors from several analysis methods, possibly resu [...]
2010 | Journal Article |
This study makes an empirical comparison of estimators for censored equations using Monte Carlo simulation. The underlying data generation process is rarely known in prac [...]
2012 | Conference Paper/ Presentation |