Relationship of dairy producer management styles to overall return on assets

Emily K. Zimmerman, Lisa A. Holden, John E. Park, Jeffrey Hyde

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Management ability is likely one factor influencing both the day-to-day operation as well as the potential for improved profitability in dairy farm businesses. For Extension educators developing farm management educational programs, understanding more about management style of dairy producers could be beneficial in program development. The goal of the study reported here was to assess the linkage between management style and farm profitability. Data was collected on-farms using am interpersonal style survey instrument. No correlation was found between management style of the producer and profitability of the dairy business.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number6RIB6
JournalJournal of Extension
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - Dec 1 2006


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  • Education

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