Potential for the Conservation Security Program to Induce More Ecologically Diverse Crop Rotations in the Western Corn Belt
AbstractThe potential of the USDA’s new Conservation Security Program (CSP) for inducing farmers to adopt more ecologically diverse crop rotations in the Western Corn Belt is examined. Simulations are conducted for a representative farm model in southeastern South Dakota, using different assumptions about commodity policies and CSP payments.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by South Dakota State University, Department of Economics in its series Research Reports with number 200601.
Length: 30 pages
Date of creation: Jul 2006
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Conservation reserve program; CRP; land use;
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