Date of Award


Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Science

Degree Discipline

Agriculture Economics


Purpose of Study

This study is intended to determine:

The extent to which 50 dairy farmers of Hopkins County, Texas are engaged in the best way of producing dairy animals and dairy products at the least possible cost.

What influence the milk companies had on improved methods of receiving milk in the proper form for human consumption.

To determine whether the 50 dairies farmers studied are using the four factors of production to their best advantage in order to realize the maximum amount of income from their production at the least amount of cost.

To determine as to whether it is the most economical practice to use artificial insemination or to use the herd bulls.

Committee Chair/Advisor

J. M. Drew

Committee Member

J. M. Coruthers

Committee Member

G. L. Smith

Committee Member

E. M. Norris


Prairie View Agricultural and Mechanical College


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Date of Digitization


Contributing Institution

John B Coleman Library

City of Publication

Prairie View




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