alternative farming, sustainable argriculture, South Dakota farms, farm profits
Labor intensity and returns to labor and management are compared for sustainable (alternative), conventional, and reduced tillage farming systems in the Northern Great Plains, using 7 years of data from a study in South Dakota running through 1992. Implications for farm size of substituting sustainable for conventional systems are examined.
Department of Economics, South Dakota State University
Number of Pages
Dobbs, Thomas, "Implications of Sustainable Farming Systems in the Northern Great Plains for Farm Profitability and Size" (1993). Economics Staff Paper Series. 100.