Essays in the economic implications of select animal health and crop production issues
Production agriculture is faced with many risks which may be difficult to manage and can result in significant negative economic impacts. For the individual farmer, this can be problematic and potentially poses a challenge to remain viable and profitable when faced with uncertain circumstances. Economic matters evaluated in this dissertation include the topics of animal health and crop production efficiency both focusing on improving production agriculture. This dissertation is comprised of three separate essays or three individual chapters. The first chapter contains an essay on a growing ...
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