NEPC 2013 Annual Meeting: Decision-Making Economics

Jennifer Colby, Program Coordinator of the Vermont Pasture Network at UVM, Colchester, took the floor to wrap up the
Developing Economic and Energy Tools to Aid Farmer Decision-Making session.

She gave some history on dairy farm economics. Agricultural economists have looked at these economic indicators:

  • Debt to asset ratio (Karszes …
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Cost and Returns to Organic Dairy Farming

Cost and Returns to Organic Dairy Farming in Maine and Vermont for 2004
Timothy J. Dalton, Lisa A. Bragg, Rick Kersbergen, Robert Parsons, Glenn Rogers, Dennis Kauppila, Qingbin Wang
University of Maine
Department of Resource Economics and Policy Staff Paper #555

There is a vacuum of any rigorous, quantified studies …

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