Campus Units

Economics

Document Type

Article

Publication Version

Published Version

Publication Date

1988

Journal or Book Title

Journal of the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers

Volume

52

First Page or Article ID Number

11

Last Page

18

Abstract

The Tax Reform Act of 1986 may have substantial impacts on cattle feeding operations in the Midwest. Changes in the tax laws may encourage different investment patterns in feedlots as to size, type of facility, feeding programs, and age of animal fed. Cost and returns are computed for a variety of feeding systems under the new and old tax laws.Substantial economies of size were found under both tax laws, bu they were more extreme under the new tax system.

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Language

en

File Format

application/pdf

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