Multidimensional goals of beef and dairy producers: An inter-industry comparison

Aydin Basarir, Jeffrey M. Gillespie

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Abstract

The relative importance of seven goals were elicited for Louisiana beef and dairy producers using the fuzzy pair-wise comparison method. Beef producers were more concerned with maintaining and conserving land, while dairy producers were more concerned with financial goals such as maximizing profit and avoiding years of loss or low profit.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)103-114
Number of pages12
JournalAgricultural Economics
Volume35
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jul 1 2006
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Fuzzy pair-wise comparison method
  • Nonparametric tests
  • Producers' goals

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Agronomy and Crop Science
  • Economics and Econometrics

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