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Table 3 The factors that affect farmers’ net revenue per acre in the study area

From: The impact of uptake of selected agricultural technologies on rice farmers’ income distribution in Ghana

Independent variable Non-users (n = 401) Improved rice variety only Fert Fertilizer only Improved variety plus fertilizer combination
Coeff (std err) Coeff (std err) Coeff (std err) Coeff (std err)
Gender −0.4594 (0.2952) −0.3326 (0.3811) −0.5861* (0.3330) −0.4512* (0.2498)
Ln_Age 0.0679 (0.0892) −0.1938*** (0.0565) −0.1717* (0.0878) −0.0592* (0.0397)
Ln_Adult_size 0.6624*** (0.1894) 0.7917*** (0.2026) 0.8466*** (0.2321) 1.0201*** (0.0955)
Ln_Farm_Size 0.0984** (0.0420) 0.1863*** (0.0561) 0.1146* (0.0671) 0.0747** (0.0338)
Land_Ownership 0.7675*** (0.2180) −0.1535 (0.1831) −0.0968 (0.2577) −0.0234 (0.0921)
Attend_Training_Prog −0.0457 (0.1611) 0.2033* (0.1491) 0.0877 (0.1607) 0.0006 (0.0783)
Ln_seed_cost −0.0068 (0.0214) −0.0235 (0.0110) −0.0250 (0.0238) −0.0237** (0.0096)
Ln_TLU 0.0016 (0.0372) −0.0171 (0.0210) 0.0352 (0.0270) 0.0099 (0.0144)
Ln_other_crop_income −0.0056 (0.0223) 0.0085 (0.0363) 0.1358*** (0.0476) 0.0573* (0.0347)
Ln_Infants_cent −0.0778 (0.1332) −0.1634** (0.0782) −0.1245* (0.0859) −0.0887*** (0.0333)
Location 0.2824 (0.2456) 0.2795 (0.2222) 0.0710 (0.2040) 0.2615** (0.1117)
Mills0 0.1798** (0.0758) 0.0007 (0.0073) −0.0001 (0.0066) 0.0005 (0.0028)
Mills1 −0.0096 (0.0131) 0.0020 (0.0101) 0.0015 (0.0151) −0.0048 (0.0051)
Mills2 0.0072 (0.0134) −0.0073 (0.0114) −0.0030 (0.0120) 0.0103 (0.0054)
Mills3 0.0077 (0.0099) 0.0150 (0.0119) −0.0006 (0.0076) 0.0064 (0.0075)
Constant 12.9685* (7.8474) 15.2192** (6.2244) 7.2933* (3.7873) 7.9742*** (1.5134)
Adj. R-squared 0.4823 0.5867 0.6081 0.0.6861
Wald test for all coefficient F (20,381) = 2.22*** F (20,144) = 4.12*** F (20,81) = 2.78*** F (20,229) = 2.30***
Observation 401 164 103 249
  1. Source: Survey data, 2016
  2. Values in the parentheses are standard errors; ln is natural log; cent is centred; the dependent variable is the log of net revenue of rice production; and reference location is the Kassena Nankana District in the Upper East Region of Ghana