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In this paper, we examine risk reductions possible by including off-farm assets with farm assets in a form growth context. We specify a dynamic investment model in which an individual can invest in hog finishing barns, stocks, and financial holdings. We solve this model for an Alberta hog...
The objectives of this study were to measure returns and the variation in returns for hog finishers in Alberta. From this base, different strategies were assessed as to their ability to reduce the level of price risk faced by producers. The National Tripartite Stabilization Program was reviewed...