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Farm Level Dynamic Analysis of Soil Conservation: An Application to the Piedmont Area of Virginia
(Southern Agricultural Economics Association, 1987-12)
A conceptual optimal control theory model which considers farm level decision making with respect to soil management is developed. A simplified version of the theoretical model is applied to the Piedmont area of Virginia. ...
Ogallala Aquifer Depletion: Economic Impact on the Texas High Plains
The impacts of the depletion of the Ogallala aquifer on the economy of the Southern High Plains of Texas were estimated by predicting future cropping patterns over a 30-year time horizon as the saturated thickness of the ...
Incorrect Price Information for a Heterogeneous Commodity: A Conceptual Synthesis
Theory and analysis of markets and market behavior have typically assumed that the information available to market participants is correct. Additionally, most analysis examine market behavior assuming homogeneous products. ...
Returns to municipalities from integrating crop production with wastewater disposal
(Resources. Conservation and Recycling, 1996)
Land application of wastewater provides an alternative for wastewater deposition which can be both environmentally sound and economically viable. Effluent from the wastewater system of the city of Lubbock, Texas, USA was ...
Cotton Journal (November 1993)
(Texas Agricultural Extension Service, 1993-11)
Overwintering by the Boll Weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) in Conservation Reserve Program Grasses on the Texas High Plains.
(Entomological Society of America, 1993-04)
Scarcity of suitable overwintering habitat is a major obstacle to the establishment of the boll weevil, Anthonomus grandis grandis Boheman, in cotton-producing counties of the Texas High Plains (THP). After introduction ...
The Economic Impacts of Agricultural Sustainability: An Application to Irrigated Cotton Production
(Journal of the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers, 1996)
The retention of soil productivity is a genuine facet of sustainable agriculture and an essential issue for producers and land Owners. Sustainable perspectives often result in a conflict between the short-term goals of ...
Guidelines for Recommending Precision Agriculture in Southern Crops
(Extension Journal, 2005-04)
Technology has tremendous implications for Extension agents working with producers, agribusinesses, and youth. Four southern crops, including cotton, com, grain sorghum, and peanuts, were evaluated under current agricultural ...
A Variable Price Support Farm Program: A Transition Tool to a Free Market.
(Southern Agricultural Economics Association, 1990-07)
This paper analyzes a variable price support program (VPS) as an alternative to the current farn income support program. The VPS program can control U.S. agricultural production while protecting income of small farmers. ...
Integrated Irrigated Crop-Livestock Systems in Dry Climates
(Agronomy Journal, 2007)
Arid and semiarid landscapes are often fragile and, thus, vulnerable to both natural weather extremes and human activities. Climate change and increasing demands for food to meet needs of a growing global population will ...