Competitiveness of Dairy Producers in a Deregulated Market
Chris A. Nubern and
Wayne D. Purcell
No 232553, Staff Papers from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics
This study determines the competitiveness of dairy producers in different production areas in a deregulated market. A nonlinear mathematical programming model minimizes the total costs of producing milk and shipping to the final consumer. Low-cost producing states like California, Wisconsin, and Texas will expand production in a competitive market and other states close to consuming centers can also compete .
Keywords: Livestock Production/Industries; Marketing (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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