Conventional Versus Pasture-Based Dairy Systems: An Economic Analysis

Due to volatility in milk and feed prices, which has reduced profits, Southeastern U.S. dairy producers are considering production systems that can generate greater profits with lower capital requirements. This paper estimates economic costs and returns of three types of dairy systems used in the Southeast: conventional confinement, mostly grazing, and a hybrid system.


Issue Date:
2014
Publication Type:
Conference Paper/ Presentation
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/162479
Total Pages:
20




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