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This report summarizes the results of the 2005 Dairy Cost of Production survey implemented by The University of Maine and the Maine Milk Commission. This study summarizes data collected over the 2004 production year. Funding for this report was provided by the Maine Milk Commission. Analysis and discussion of the data in this report centers on an industry-wide group and three smaller sets called clusters. Cluster analysis attempts to identify groups of farms from within the sample of survey respondents that have relatively homogenous characteristics.
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Maine Agricultural and Forest Experiment Station
Agricultural Economics | Dairy Science
Bragg, L.A., and T.J. Dalton. 2006. The cost of producing milk in Maine: Results from the 2005 dairy cost of production study. Maine Agricultural and Forest Experiment Station Technical Bulletin 193.