Masters Theses

Date of Award


Degree Type


Degree Name

Master of Science


Agricultural Economics

Major Professor

Luther H. Keller

Committee Members

Glenn Hall, Robert Ray


The purposes and objectives of this study are: 1. To describe the existing patterns of farm organization and resource use in the Baxter-Mountview-Bewleyville Soil Association of the Eastern Highland Rim. 2. To determine the economic optimum farm organization of "representative" small, medium, and large size farms with land as a fixed resource. 3. To determine economic optimum farm organization and farm size with a fixed resident labor supply of one and two men. 4. To estimate the magnitude of the "adjustment gap" of farmers and to describe the nature of factors limiting farming adjustments in the area.

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