Program Participation Behvaior Of Nonindustrial Forest Landowners: A Probit Analysis
AbstractThis study provides an analysis of nonindustrial private forest (NIPF) landowners' participation in forestry assistance programs. A probit model was used for data collected from a random sample of 329 Indiana landowners. The analysis revealed that total land owned, commercial reasons for ownership, government sources of information, and membership in forestry organizations influenced NIPF landowners' program participation. Age, fear of loss of property rights, and duration since the first wooded tract was acquired also influenced program participation. Location of landowners' residence on their wooded land and landowners' knowledge of and willingness to participate in a conservation easement influenced the participation in cost Â–share programs.
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Bibliographic InfoArticle provided by Southern Agricultural Economics Association in its journal Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics.
Volume (Year): 28 (1996)
Issue (Month): 02 (December)
Classified forestry programs; Cost-share programs; Nonindustrial private forest landowners; Participation behavior; Probit; Land Economics/Use;
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