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PER UNIT COSTS TO OWN AND OPERATE FARM MACHINERY
Aaron J. Beaton,
Kevin C. Dhuyvetter Terry L. Kastens
2003 Annual Meeting, February 1-5, 2003, Mobile, Alabama from Southern Agricultural Economics Association
Entropy and jackknife estimation procedures were used to find that custom rates are 20.3% lower than the true cost to own and operate machinery for an average size Kansas farm. A method was then developed to estimate a farms total machinery costs with which to benchmark machinery costs.
Keywords: Farm Management (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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