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Draft animals, farm machines and sustainable agricultural production: Insight from China
Although draft animals have been playing an essential role in agricultural production worldwide, in recent decades there has been a trend towards replacing draft animals with farm machines. In the areas facing labour ...
The role of agricultural cooperatives in serving as a marketing channel: Evidence from low-income regions of Sichuan province in China
(Wageningen Academic Publishers on behalf of IFAMA, 2019-02-13)
Although cooperative organizations aim to enhance agricultural production and marketing, in some countries such as China, not all members sell their products through agricultural cooperatives. This study examines the ...
Impact of cash crop cultivation on household income and migration decisions: Evidence from low-income regions in China
(Elsevier on behalf of Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (CAAS), 2020-10)
This study examines the impact of cash crop cultivation on household income and migration decisions, using survey data collected from low-income regions in China. Given farmers decide themselves whether to cultivate cash ...
Stocking rate and dairy production in New Zealand: An analysis of the UQR model with fixed effects
This paper analyzes the effects of stocking rate on dairy production, using New Zealand dairy farm business data for the period 2005-2014. Unlike previous studies that assume a homogenous relationship between stocking rate ...
How does off-farm work participation of farm couples affect household land transfer choices? An empirical investigation
Off-farm work plays a significant role in diversifying rural income and reducing risks generated from relying solely on agricultural production. Prior studies have examined the association between off-farm work participation ...