Table 3. Full factorial design matrix for 25 possible factor combinations: (-) denotes low factor level, (+) denotes high factor levels. SC stands for specialized field crop farm, GL for grazing livestock farm, SG for Intensive livestock farm, and MI for Mixed farm based on German classification before 2002 with a threshold at 50% of total standard gross margin. Land endowment is adjusted to fit a plot size of 2.5 ha assumed in AgriPoliS. Source: Sahrbacher et al. (2005).

Full-time farms Part-time farms
Number 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24
Specialization SG SG SG SG SG SG SG SG GL GL GL GL GL GL SC SC MI MI MI SG SG GL SC MI
Land [ha]
Total 55 20 50 35 32.5 15 35 55 30 90 32.5 37.5 15 30 77.5 30 20 50 42.5 17.5 25 15 10 10
Arable land 55 20 50 35 32.5 15 35 55 12.5 57.5 10 10 10 22.5 77.5 30 20 50 27.5 17.5 25 10 10 5
Grassland - - - - - - - - 17.5 32.5 22.5 27.5 5 7.5 - - - - 15 - - 5 - 5
Rented land 32.5 0 37.5 7.5 7.5 2.5 17.5 35 10 67.5 17.5 25 5 5 52.5 15 - - 25 2.5 5 5 - 10
Equity capital [1000 €] 905 457 714 949 687 427 518 980 455 773 558 516 208 493 322 449 681 1,121 239 454 444 326 326 38
Family labor [1000 h] 4.1 2.9 3.1 3.5 3.5 2.6 3.1 3.2 1.7 3.9 3.3 2.7 2.6 2.6 2.6 1.9 2.3 4.1 1.8 3.4 3.0 3.0 1.9 3.2
Livestock [head]
Beef cattle - - - - - - - - - - 10 10 - - - - - - - - - 15 - -
Suckling cows - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 15 - - - - -
Dairy cows - - - - - - - - 25 65 40 30 10 14 - - - - - - - - - 7
Sows 110 45 128 128 130 55 80 200 - - - - - 22 50 - 150 75 50 25 - - - -
Fattening pigs 800 - 260 160 - - - 25 - - - - - - - 140 - - 25 30 430 - - -
Turkeys - - 5500 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Milk quota [1000 L] - - - - - - - - 143 371 228 171 57 80 - - - - - - - - - -
Weights 49 178 83 42 67 94 13 72 140 41 111 101 122 63 52 20 110 140 109 183 59 295 449 263