Efficiency of U.S. Grass-Fed Beef Farms

Grass-fed beef cost and returns survey data from 2012 were analyzed to measure technical efficiency of GFB farms in the U.S. We found all inputs with expected signs. The average technical efficiency of GFB was 70% and the farms are operating with increasing returns to scale.


Issue Date:
2015-02
Publication Type:
Conference Paper/ Presentation
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/196813
Total Pages:
14




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