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An Analysis on the Current Farm Management Record Practices and Characteristics

농업인의 경영기록 실태 및 특성 분석

  • Lee, Sang-Hak (Division of Agricultural Economics, Pusan National University) ;
  • Choi, Se-Hyun (Division of Agricultural Economics, Pusan National University) ;
  • Son, Chan-Soo (Division of Technology & Farm Management, Rural Development Administration) ;
  • Ha, Hyun-Jung (Division of Agricultural Economics, Pusan National University)
  • 이상학 (부산대학교 농업경제학과) ;
  • 최세현 (부산대학교 농업경제학과) ;
  • 손찬수 (농촌진흥청 기술경영과) ;
  • 하현정 (부산대학교 농업경제학과)
  • Received : 2012.04.10
  • Accepted : 2012.07.12
  • Published : 2012.07.31

Abstract

Record-keeping is one of the most fundamental practices in good farm management as it shows a systemic managerial and analytic data essential for a successful farm operation. Despite such obvious benefits in record-keeping, however, today`s farmers do not take advantage of this practice for various reasons. To make the matter worse, not much research has been done to resolve this incompatibility. Therefore, it is urgent for both the government and the farmers to come up with a better method or book of record-keeping that will show the farmers where their operation has been in the past, where it is now, and where it is heading in the future. This study will survey and analyze the current status of record-keeping practice among farmers using statistic models such as logit and ordered probit model. The results showed that the majority of the farmers lack knowledge about management record. Also, appropriate record-keeping books and related education were not available. Therefore, the government should develop and provide farmers with record-keeping books that are easy to use and at the same time giving proper education about agricultural management skills. Finally, this study suggests some improvement plans about agricultural record-keeping based on the results drawn.

Keywords

Farm Management Record;Record-keeping;Agricultural Bookkeeping

Acknowledgement

Grant : 농업경영기록 실태 분석 및 개선 방안 연구

Supported by : 농촌진흥청

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