An Introduction to Farm Organisation & Management by M. Buckett (Auth.)

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T h e y w o u l d b e j o i n e d b y t h o s e w h o f a r m e d t h r o u g h t h e d r o u g h t of 1976 a n d t h e wet s u m m e r of 1985. In a b a d season, however, n o t all farmers suffer because as s o m e t i m e s h a p p e n s with p o t a t o e s , w h e n supply is limited, prices increase. F a r m e r s c a n n o t afford t o b e insular in t h e i r o b s e r v a t i o n s of changes in p r o d u c t i o n levels b e c a u s e e v e n t s across t h e world m a y ultimately affect t h e i r businesses.

A n y c o m b i n a t i o n of m a i z e or barley w o u l d result in t h e s a m e cost. x 2 2 x x 2 Basic Economic Principles of Production 41 In m a n y cases in agriculture t h e m a r g i n a l r a t e of s u b s t i t u t i o n b e t w e e n i n p u t factors t a k e s place at a d i m i n i s h i n g r a t h e r t h a n a c o n s t a n t r a t e . T h i s is illustrated in Fig. 14b. If a t a n g e n t b a s e d o n t h e price r a t i o b e t w e e n these t w o i n p u t s (Fig. 14c) w a s a p p l i e d to t h e c u r v e it w o u l d t o u c h it at a p o i n t w h i c h w o u l d represent t h e o p t i m u m , or least cost, c o m b i n a t i o n b e t w e e n t h e t w o .

Clearly t h e r e is n o way of p r e d i c t i n g t h e future with absolute certainty unless t h e r e are clear g o v e r n m e n t or o t h e r g u a r a n t e e s in respect of such things as q u a n t i t i e s a n d prices. In spite of this s o m e p e o p l e achieve r e m a r k a b l e success b y i n t e r p r e t i n g t h e p o i n t s discussed a b o v e . Occasionally, a l t h o u g h n o t always, t h e y m a y d o t h e o p p o s i t e t o t h e t r e n d of w h a t o t h e r s are d o i n g b u t j u d i c i o u s l y so.

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