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    • A Farm Credit Debt Selection Model: Description and Application 

      Tauer, Loren W. (Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, Cornell University, 1982-02)
      The primary funding objective of a Farm Credit Bank is to obtain the necessary debt funds for its lending operations at the lowest possible cost. Fulfilling this objective entails decisions of participation in the various ...
    • A Note on Measuring Technical Efficiency 

      Tauer, Loren W. (Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, Cornell University, 1987-06)
    • A Primer on Buy-Sell Arrangements for Farm Partnerships 

      Tauer, Loren W. (Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, Cornell University, 1985-11)
      Many of the difficulties associated with discussing partnerships stem from ignorance that there are often three levels of ownership associated with a partnership. First, individual partners may own property that they lease ...
    • A Real Options Analysis of Coffee Planting in Vietnam 

      Luong, Quoc; Tauer, Loren W. (Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, Cornell University, 2004-10)
      Vietnam grew from an insignificant to the world’s second largest coffee producer during the 1990s. To understand this growth, this paper examines Vietnamese coffee growers’ investment decisions using real options theory. ...
    • A Workbook to Assess Retirement Investment Alternatives for Farmers 

      Tauer, Loren W. (Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, Cornell University, 1980-08)
      The costs of growing and harvesting farm crops vary widely from farm to farm and year to year. Costs of producing a crop on a particular farm are difficult to determine, especially on farms where several different crops ...
    • Age and Farmer Productivity 

      Tauer, Loren W. (Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, Cornell University, 1994-05)
      Farmer productivity by age was estimated, allowing for differences because of efficiency and returns to scale. Using Census of Agriculture data, estimates vary by state, but returns to scale average 1.07. Efficiency increases ...
    • Agricultural Diversity and Cash Receipt Variability for individual States 

      Tauer, Loren W.; Seleka, Tebogo B. (Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, Cornell University, 1993-06)
    • AGRICULTURAL DIVERSITY AND CASH RECEIPT VARIABILITY FOR INDIVIDUAL STATES 

      Tauer, Loren W.; Seleka, Tebogo B. (Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, Cornell University, 1994-01)
      Changes in individual states' agricultural production diversity and variance of cash receipts were measured over the 30-year period 1960 through 1989. Diversity was measured using a general index, of which the inverse ...
    • Altering Milk Components Produced by the Dairy Cow: Estimation by a Multiple Output Distance Function 

      Cho, Jaesung; Nakane, Matsato; Tauer, Loren W. (Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, Cornell University, 2009-04-01)
      The impact of inputs on the four decomposed milk outputs of fluid milk, butterfat, protein, and other solids were estimated using an output distance function, with New York dairy farm level data. Differential impacts of ...
    • An Analysis of Changes in Milk Production Per Cow by State, 1950-87 

      Weersink, Alfons; Tauer, Loren W. (Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, Cornell University, 1989-05)
      Changes in state milk production per cow are analyzed as a time series to determine the form and size of increase. Future milk yields are projected using parameter estimates. States are also grouped according to the ...
    • An Estimate of Socioemotional Wealth in the Family Business 

      Dressler, Jonathan B.; Tauer, Loren W. (Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, Cornell University, 2012-06-01)
    • Buying A Farm on Contract 

      Smith, Robert S.; Tauer, Loren W. (Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, Cornell University, 1983-06)
      The purpose of this publication is to clarify some of the economic considerations which arise in the sale of a farm on contract. It is not the intention of the writers to give legal advice, nor is it their intention that ...
    • Can the Small Dairy Farm Remain Competitive in U.S. Agriculture? 

      Tauer, Loren W.; Mishra, Ashok K. (Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, Cornell University, 2003-09)
      The cost of milk production by farm size was decomposed into frontier and efficiency components with a stochastic cost curve using data on 755 USA dairy farms from the year 2000. The estimated frontier function is much ...
    • Changes on 112 New York Dairy Farms From 1974 Through 1983 

      Kauffman, Jonas B.; Tauer, Loren W. (Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, Cornell University, 1985-07)
      The purpose of this report is to examine the changes on 112 New York dairy farms during the period from 1974 through 1983, and compare those farms with dairy farm business summary and Census of Agriculture farms during the ...
    • Dairy Farm Business Summary: Western Plateau 1979 

      Tauer, Loren W. (Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, Cornell University, 1980-03)
      Land rental information has recently been in increasing demand. Much attention is being directed to the economics of crop production on all land including rented land as a result of rapidly rising fuel and fertilizer costs ...
    • Dairy Farm Business Summary: Western Plateau Region of New York 1980 

      Tauer, Loren W. (Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, Cornell University, 1981-04)
      Dairy farmers in more than forty counties throughout the State submit records for summarization through Cooperative Extension's Farm Business Management Program. Each dairy farmer receives 'a report for the farm containing ...
    • Dairy Farm Business Summary: Western Plateau Region of New York 1981 

      Tauer, Loren W. (Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, Cornell University, 1982-04)
      Dairyfarmers throughout New York State submit business records for summarization and analysis through Cooperative Extension's Farm Business Management Program. Each participating farmer receives an individual farm report ...
    • Dairy Farm Business Summary: Western Plateau Region of New York 1982 

      Tauer, Loren W. (Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, Cornell University, 1983-04)
      Dairyfarmers throughout New York State submit business records for summarization and analysis through Cooperative Extension's Farm Business Management Program. Each participating farmer receives an individual farm report ...
    • Dairy Farm Business Summary: Western Plateau Region of New York 1983 

      Tauer, Loren W.; Putnam, Linda D. (Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, Cornell University, 1984-04)
      Western Plateau Region Dairyfarmers throughout New York State submit business records for summarization and analysis through Cooperative Extension's Farm Business Management Program. Each participating farmer receives an ...
    • Detecting Technological Heterogeneity in New York Dairy Farms 

      del Corral, Julio; Alvarez, Antonio; Tauer, Loren W. (Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, Cornell University, 2009-04-01)
      Agricultural studies have often differentiated and estimated different technologies within a sample of farms. The common approach is to use observable farm characteristics to split the sample into several groups and ...