Agricultural Nutrient Nonpoint Source Credits: A Comparison of State Crediting Procedures
AbstractThis paper compares agricultural nonpoint source crediting procedures between the Pennsylvania and Virginia nutrient trading programs. Differences in farm-level credit production across states will be evaluated for agricultural operations, holding nutrient reduction technologies constant. The implications for the agricultural sector and water quality are discussed.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Southern Agricultural Economics Association in its series 2011 Annual Meeting, February 5-8, 2011, Corpus Christi, Texas with number 98823.
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nutrient trading; credits; agriculture; nonpoint; Environmental Economics and Policy; Q53; Q58;
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