Author(s): Murat Cankurt, Ferit Cobanoglu, Algut Ozden
Title: Decision making analysis of cotton producers via Edinburgh scale
Source: International Scientific Days 2016. The Agri-Food Value Chain: Challenges for Natural Resources Management and Society
Document Type: Scientific paper
Publisher: Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra
PY, pages: 2016, 29-38
Published on-line: 2016-06-24
Abstract: Cotton is one of the strategic and important agricultural products for Turkey.
But cotton harvested area decrease year by year in Turkey. The main purpose of the study is to determine the factors affecting on farmers decisions of cotton production.
In addition, purposes of farmers, their thoughts about agricultural policies and returning to cotton producing in
locations where cotton production decreased. The main material of the study is the datum obtained from face to face survey conducted with farmers all across production areas.
Reliability Analysis and Edinburgh Scale were used for analysing the data. According to the results, the main objective of the manufacturer to obtain the highest profit and improve their living standards.
Producer thinks they can get it with government supporting and best producing. At the end of the study, with determination of factors in decision making process for product grown by farmers,
agricultural policies was thought to be applied more effectively and could be helpful to develop macro policies.
Keywords: cotton producer, farmer decisions, agricultural policies, Edinburgh Scale, Turkey
JEL Classification: C10, Q10
Rights: Open Access :: Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 Licence
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