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Technology choice and efficiency on Australian dairy farms

Kompas, Thomas; Che, Tuong Nhu


Deregulation of the Australian dairy industry, specifically the removal of price subsidies to 'market milk' as well as ongoing drought in many dairy regions, has placed considerable pressure on farm cash income and a search for ways in which dairy farms can be made to operate more efficiently. Using traditional farm survey data and a unique biannual data set on farm technology use, this paper estimates a stochastic production frontier and technical efficiency model for dairy farms in New South...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2006
Type: Journal article
Source: Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics
DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-8489.2006.00314.x


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