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Hansson, Karl-Johan (2006) Förbättrad lönsamhet i växtodlingsföretag! Other thesis, SLU.

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The agriculture is today in a development that leads to bigger and bigger units in the primary production. To be able to follow this development many companies chooses to cooperate in different ways. The most radical change is when farmers fuses with other farmers and merge into to a big collectively owned operation firm. The reason behind this idea is that the firms achieve the big companies advantages by being complement to each other. The purpose of this essay is to make an economic analysis of two crop production companies who works together in an operation firm. The operation company is an economic unit that leases all the arable area, owns all the machines and other fixtures which means a lower endangerment for the owners. Farm lease and salary are being paid out to the farmers based on the size of their farm and after how much the farmers have worked. The profit is also shared between the farmers depending on how much land they have leased to the operation firm. The company takes care of all the administrations like for example selling and buying essential commodities. To be able to respond the questions within this essay data have been collected from two crop production companies in south Sweden. An interview study has been done with the current farmers to complement the collected data. The collected data have been used in a model, the model contain a machine calculation program and an operation planning program. The result of the model contains the basis for this essays further analysis and discussion. The expense of the machines is one of the largest expenses for a crop production firm. The result of this analysis is that the companies would diminish their working time per hectare vitally which would lead towards emancipatory of working time. The result of this essays shows that crop farming companies achieves big advantages by cooperate in an operation company. It is however very important to mention that interplay require a large engagement and positive attitude by the part owners to achieve a good working co-operation.

Item Type: Thesis (Other)
Keywords: driftsbolag, samarbete, lantbruksföretag
Subject (faculty): Faculty of Natural Resources and Agricultural Sciences > Dept. of Economics
Divisions: SLU > Faculty of Natural Resources and Agricultural Sciences
Depositing User: Karl-Johan Hansson
Date Deposited: 19 Jul 2006
Last Modified: 18 Aug 2015 09:41
URI: http://ex-epsilon.slu.se/id/eprint/1077

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