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Animal Production and Health

The Influence of Endogenous Nutrition Knowledge on Consumers? Willingness-To-Pay for Grass-Fed Beef

Using grass-fed beef as a vehicle, this paper investigates the impacts of consumers’ nutrition knowledge on their willingness to pay by accommodating the endogeneity problem using instrumental variable approach.

Determinants of Meats Purchase Behavior by Ethnic Groups

This study investigates the impact of ethnicity and the determinants of meats purchase behavior in the U.S. by using single Probit equations.

A Limited Information Bayesian Forecasting Model of the Cattle SubSector

This study follows up on the Weimar and Stillman (1990) paper by using data from 1970 to 2005 to estimate the parameters that characterizes the cattle output supply.

Risk Classification in Animal Disease Prevention: Who Benefits from Differentiated Policy?

The authors examine how differently pig farms may contribute to the societal costs of an animal disease outbreak, how valuable this information is to different stakeholders, and how it can be used to target risk management measures.

Inter-firm Relationships and Performance Factors in the Australian Beef Supply Chain: Implications for the Stakeholders

A recent study by Meat & Livestock Australia revealed that cost competitiveness and market development issues in supply chain are the major factors for a long term decline of the Australian Beef industry.

Price Discovery in Nebraska Cattle Markets

Monthly observations on prices from 10 weight/gender classifications of Nebraska beef cattle are studied in an error correction model (ECM) framework.

The Transformation of the AFAR Commons in Ethiopia

The major economic activity for pastoralists is animal husbandry. The harsh regulate resource utilization via a common property regime.

Contract Farming of Swine in Southeast Asia as a Response to Changing Market Demand for Quality and Safety in Pork

Contract farming is conventionally thought of as a form of industrial organization that helps to overcome high monitoring, supervision, and environmental mitigation costs incurred from ensuring a reliable and uniform-quality supply (from the standpoint of

Improving Farm-to-Market Linkages through Contract Farming A Case Study of Smallholder Dairying in India

Contract farming is emerging as an important form of vertical coordination in the agrifood supply chain in India, and its socioeconomic consequences are attracting considerable attention in public policy debates. This study is an empirical assessment of t