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Published by Dept. of Agriculture, Economics, Statistics, and Cooperatives Service in [Washington] .
Written in English


  • Agricultural machinery -- United States.,
  • Agriculture, Cooperative -- United States.

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Issued Sept. 1978.

StatementLlyod C. Biser.
SeriesESCS ; 36
ContributionsUnited States. Dept. of Agriculture. Economics, Statistics, and Cooperatives Service.
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 32 p. :
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15224420M

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The study has evaluated the contribution of Cooperative Agro Machinery Service Centres (AMSCs) towards improving the economic viability of farming in Punjab. The study has found the operations of the AMSCs economically viable as the service centres have been generating profits to the extent of per cent of the annualized costs. The hiring-in of the machinery services from the machinery Cited by: 5. Following this approach, we consider the farm machinery cooperative as a niche, i.e. as a protected space for novelty production. Our methodology combines a farming system and a sociological approach. inclusion of fixed cost of the farm machinery raised the total cost of these operations thorough self-owned machinery to ` per acre, which was more than double the cost of hiring through the AMSCs. It clearly reveals that the AMSCs provide a viable option to reduce the cost of using farm machinery by almost half on the Punjab farms. Uncertainty is an important characteristic of scheduling model for scale farm machinery operation organizing. Practice shows that scheduling model without considering uncertainties is nearly useless. Uncertain influence factors arisen from natural environment, society and economy, market and supply, and customer and behavior, exist widely, emerge frequently, and affect production deeply.

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