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Economies of Size for Conventional Tillage and No-till Wheat Production

By Francis M. Epplin, Curtis J. Stock, Darrel D. Kletke and Thomas F. Peeper

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Production costs and economies of size for both conventional tillage and no-till wheat production were determined. The reduction in the price of glyphosate after the patent expired improved the relative economics of no-till for continuous monoculture winter wheat. Production costs differ across farm size and by production system.Crop Production/Industries,

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