AN EFFICIENCY ANALYSIS OF CATTLE BACKGROUNDING IN KANSAS

Efficiency measures can be used to generate inferences about the future direction of the industry and determine factors that may influence the structure. This study evaluated relative efficiencies of Kansas backgrounding operations. Farms that engaged in the backgrounding of cattle were very inefficient. Significant improvement is needed in technology adoption and input usage.


Issue Date:
1999
Publication Type:
Conference Paper/ Presentation
DOI and Other Identifiers:
Record Identifier:
https://ageconsearch.umn.edu/record/35701
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/35701
Total Pages:
15
Series Statement:
Selected Paper of the 1999 Annual Meeting, July 11-14, 1999, Fargo, North Dakota




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