Efficiency Analysis of Organic Farming Systems –
Sebastian Lakner, Gunnar Breustedt
Published: 01.06.2017 〉 Volume 66 (2017), Number 2, 85-108 〉 Resort: Articles
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This article summarizes the literature on efficiency and productivity of organic farming. We distinguish between studies that concentrate on specific problems of the organic sector and studies that compare conventional and organic farms. Organic farms can on average improve their efficiency by 21%-points (SFA) and 27%-points (DEA). In comparing efficiency and productivity of organic with