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Animal Breeding and Productivity Growth of Dairy Farms

Daniel Muluwork Atsbeha, Dadi Kristofersson and Kyrre Rickertsen.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

July 2012; p ublished online July 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Production and Organizations; Agricultural Economics. 8812 words.

We introduce genetic-based technical change into a Malmquist productivity index and measure the growth in productivity caused by bovine breeding. Because breeding is likely to affect milk...

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Convergence in U.S. Productivity Growth for Agriculture: Implications of Interstate Research Spillovers for Funding Agricultural Research

Alan McCunn and Wallace E. Huffman.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

May 2000; p ublished online May 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Production and Organizations; Agricultural Economics. 0 words.

State crop, livestock,and aggregate agricultural total factor productivity (TFP) data, 1950–82, are examined for evidence of convergence to a single TFP level (σ-convergence) or to a steady...

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Farmer Participation in Supermarket Channels, Production Technology, and Efficiency: The Case of Vegetables in Kenya

Elizaphan J. O. Rao, Bernhard Brümmer and Matin Qaim.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

July 2012; p ublished online May 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Microeconomics; Production and Organizations; Agricultural Economics. 10001 words.

Supermarkets are gaining ground in agrifood systems of many developing countries. While recent research has analyzed income effects in the small farm sector, impacts on productivity and...

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Technological Change and Economies of Scale in U.S. Poultry Processing

Michael Ollinger, James M. MacDonald and Milton Madison.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

February 2005; p ublished online February 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Production and Organizations; Agricultural Economics; Manufacturing. 8651 words.

This article uses a unique data set provided by the Census Bureau and a translog cost function to empirically examine technological change in the U.S. poultry industry. Results reveal...

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