The Choice of Tillage, Rotation, and Soil Testing Practices: Economic and Environmental Implications
Farmers' management practices can have a significant effect on agricultural pollution. Past research has analyzed factors influencing adoption of a single management practice. But often adoption decisions about many practices are made simultaneously, which suggests use of a polychotomous-choice model to analyze decisions. Such a model is applied to the choice of alternative management practices on cropland in the Central Nebraska Basin and controlled for self-selection and the interaction between alternative practices. The results of the choice model are used to estimate the economic and environmental effects of adopting alternative combinations of management practices. Copyright 1998, Oxford University Press.
Volume (Year): 80 (1998)
Issue (Month): 3 ()
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