An Economic Comparison of Composted Manure and Commercial Nitrogen with Imperfect Information

The economic feasibility of fertilizing irrigated grain sorghum with compos ted manure is evaluated using net return budgeting and production function analysis. Although the use of compost is technically feasible, the economic analysis indicates that compost does not comprise a large percentage of the nitrogen source in the profit-maximizing combination with commercial fertilizer.


Issue Date:
1993-01
Publication Type:
Working or Discussion Paper
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/118168
Total Pages:
22
Series Statement:
Staff Paper
93-7




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