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dc.contributor.author Friso, Hendrik B. J. en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2009-12-01T17:08:50Z
dc.date.available 2009-12-01T17:08:50Z
dc.date.issued 1972 en_US
dc.identifier ocm72771828 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1993/3435
dc.description.abstract This study examines the economic viability of different types of farms in the Interlake Region of Manitoba. Twelve selected types of farms are used in the analysis. The objectives of the study are: (1) to determine optimum input combinations for the selected farm types; (2) to determine the amount and type of capital needed to achieve specified income targets; and (3) to assess the probable consequences on the structure and organization of agriculture in the region of pursuing the specified income targets. Income targets are determined in accordance with two specified viability criteria. The first criterion is based on the minimum net income needed to provide a satisfactory living for the farm operator and his family as well as growth of the farm business to maintain efficient production relationships. The second criterion is based on the net income required to meet opportunity cost on all inputs, A low and a high income target are used that correspond with these two criteria, respectively. A third income target is set midway between the first two... en_US
dc.format.extent ix, 209 p. en_US
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dc.language en en_US
dc.language.iso en_US
dc.rights The reproduction of this thesis has been made available by authority of the copyright owner solely for the purpose of private study and research, and may only be reproduced and copied as permitted by copyright laws or with express written authorization from the copyright owner. en_US
dc.title Viable economic farm types in the Interlake Region of Manitoba en_US
dc.degree.discipline Agricultural Economics and Farm Management en_US
dc.degree.level Master of Science (M.Sc.) en_US


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