RISK, UTILITY AND THE PALATABILTY OF EXTENSION ADVICE TO FARMER GROUPS Report as inadecuate




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Using the results of an empirical study of farmers' utility functions, evidence is presented that risk plays a measurable role in farmer decision making. The extension implications of such risk influences are discussed with particular emphasis on the possible efficacy of using group utility functions as a basis for group recommendations.

Subject(s): Teaching/Communication/Extension/Profession

Issue Date: 1967-12

Publication Type: Journal Article

PURL Identifier: http://purl.umn.edu/22753 Published in: Australian Journal of Agricultural Economics, Volume 11, Number 2 Page range: 171-183

Total Pages: 13

Record appears in: Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society (AARES) > Australian Journal of Agricultural Economics





Author: Officer, R.R. ; Halter, A.N. ; Dillon, John L.

Source: http://ageconsearch.umn.edu/record/22753?ln=en



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