1302: Cereals farms – economic efficiency
This paper is taken from ‘Cereals farms: economic performance and links with environmental performance’ from a Defra Agricultural Change and Environment Observatory
Year of Publication2011
There is a large variation in economic efficiency between farms much of it due to management ability. Low efficiencies can be related to high debt and diversification. Farms with more family labour perform better. Increasing business size does not necessarily increase economic efficiency though it may increase income. Economic performance is better on farms in agri-environment schemes.
This item is categorised as follows
- Subject Collection > Business > Farm management
- Subject Collection > Arable & industrial crops > Cereal crops
- Subject Collection > Business
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