Masters Theses

Date of Award


Degree Type


Degree Name

Master of Science


Agricultural and Resource Economics

Major Professor

W. P. Ranney

Committee Members

Thomas J. Whatley, Frank Williams


There is a vast amount of technical knowledge on physical production of farm products. It is the major objective of workers in the field of Farm management to present an over-all picture of how this knowledge should fit together and help to attain the joint goal of agricultural workers: More productive farms and a more abundant life for the farmer and all people in the country in which he lives. One objective of this study is to help present this overall picture, by trying to piece together information from the economic theorist, production specialists, and the farmers who contributed the data for this analysis.

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