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Stochastic Corn Yield Response Functions to Nitrogen for Corn after Corn, Corn after Cotton, and Corn after Soybeans

Christopher Boyer, James Larson (), Roland Roberts (), Angela T. McClure, Donald D. Tyler and Xia Zhou

Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics, 2013, vol. 45, issue 4, 12

Abstract: Deterministic and stochastic yield response plateau functions were estimated to determine the expected profit-maximizing nitrogen rates, yields, and net returns for corn grown after corn, cotton, and soybeans. The stochastic response functions were more appropriate than their deterministic counterparts, and the linear response stochastic plateau described the data the best. The profit-maximizing nitrogen rates were similar for corn after corn, cotton, and soybeans, but relative to corn after corn, the expected corn yield plateaus increased by 12% and 16% after cotton and soybeans, respectively. Expected net returns increased for corn after cotton and soybeans relative to corn after corn.

Keywords: Demand and Price Analysis; Farm Management; Research Methods/ Statistical Methods (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2013
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