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The Production Response of a Cotton/Grain Farm to the Elimination of Commodity Support Programs
(National Cotton Council of America, 1992)
The Production response of a farm in the High Plains of Texas to the elimination of support programs for certain agricultural commodities in the Unites States is estimated using duality theory. Linear programming methods ...
SOPHISTICATED IRRIGATION TECHNOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY ADOPTION: IMPACTS ON GROUND WATER CONSERVATION
(AgBio Forum, 1999-11-02)
A county-wide dynamic optimization model is used to evaluate the potential contributions associated with the adoption of sophisticated irrigation system technology and anticipated biotechnological advances in crop production ...
An Evaluation of Post Conservation Reserve Program Alternatives In The Texas High Plains
(Southern Agricultural Economics Association, 1995-12)
Four policy alternatives for CRP lands upon expiration of the current contracts in Hale county, Texas are evaluated using chance-constrained programming. It was found that if CRP contracts are extended at the current average ...
Low Energy Precision Application Irrigation for Cotton Production in the Texas Southern High Plains
(Agriculture Consortium of Texas, 1990)
In this study the farm level economic feasibility of converting a center pivot low-pressure irrigation system to a low-energy precision application (LEPA) irrigation system for cotton production in the Southern High Plains ...
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 ...
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. ...