Spatial Break-Even Variability For Custom Hire Variable Rate Technology Adoption
AbstractA theoretical model identified ranges of spatial variability required within multiple-land-class fields for economically viable variable rate technology (VRT) and the spatial variability required for maximum return to VRT. An example illustrated that return to VRT and the viable range of spatial variability increased for higher corn and nitrogen prices.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association) in its series 1999 Annual meeting, August 8-11, Nashville, TN with number 21676.
Date of creation: 1999
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Precision farming; site-specific farming; nitrogen; corn; spatial variability; yield variability; profit function; Land Economics/Use; Resource /Energy Economics and Policy;
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- Daberkow, Stan G., 1997. "Adoption Rates for Selected Crop Management Practices: Implications for Precision Farming," Choices, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, vol. 12(3).
- Popp, Jennie S. Hughes & Griffin, Terry W., 2000. "Profitability Of Variable Rate Phosphorus In A Two Crop Rotation," 2000 Annual meeting, July 30-August 2, Tampa, FL 21806, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association).
- El-Osta, Hisham S. & Mishra, Ashok K., 2001. "Adoption And Economic Impact Of Site-Specific Technologies In U.S. Agriculture," 2001 Annual meeting, August 5-8, Chicago, IL 20593, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association).
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