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The Economics of Cotton Variety Selection: An Application to the Texas High Plains
(National Cotton Council of America, 1994)
One of the fundamental decisions for cotton producers is the selection of a seed variety. The purpose of this study was to analyze the effects of cotton variety selection on profitability in the Texas High Plains. Stochastic ...
Forecasting the Use of Irrigation Systems with Transition Probabilities in Texas
(Agriculture Consortium of Texas, 1992-02)
An irrigation system transition probability matrix and a forecast of irrigation system adoption are estimated for Texas using the probability constrained minimum absolute deviation (MAD) modeling approach. The results show ...
Economic Impacts Plant Biotechnology In The Northern Plains of Texas
(Texas Journal of Agricultural and Natural Resources, 1999)
The impacts of expected advances in crop biotechnology in the Northern Plains Regions of Texas are estimated by optimizing the risk/return trade-off for representative farms. Historical yield distributions are used to ...
Economics of Yield and Returns Variability with Dryland Cotton Cropping Systems
(Texas Journal of Agricultural and Natural Resources, 1997)
Cotton production in the Texas High Plains region accounts for 15 to 18% of the total cotton production in the United States. About half of the cotton in this region is grown under dryland conditions. Although much of the ...
Optimal Levels of Irrigation Water and Nitrogen Use in Cotton Production
(National Cotton Council of America, 1993)
A dynamic optimization model which introduces an intertemporal nitrate-nitrogen fertilizer and irrigation water optimal decision rules for cotton production in the South High Plains of Texas. The results indicate that ...
Analysis and Evaluation of the Impacts of Cotton Harvesting Dates in the Southern High Plains of Texas
(National Cotton Council of America, 1990)
Analysis and evaluation of factors affecting cotton returns through the harvesting season in the Southern High Plains of Texas revealed that cotton returns losses could be significant if harvesting is delayed. Also, it was ...
Cotton Journal (April 1994)
(Texas Agricultural Extension Service, 1994-04)