Technical papers

Sugarcane production efficiency of small-scale farmers in Thailand*

Abstract      This paper estimates the production efficiency of sugarcane farmers in Thailand using a non-parametric data envelopment analysis (DEA) and primary data collected from 94 sugarcane farmer respondents during in the 2014/15 crop year. The empirical results suggest that Thai […]

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The Blackboard

Varieties and processing

In 1942 Wheeler noted that new varieties to replace Uba were available: the grower was interested in sugar and cane yields, ratooning and the value of each new variety. The miller, with a factory set for Uba, “will need to […]