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Prediction of Weather Event Associated Crop Yield Losses in Kansas


  • Wang, Erda
  • Williams, Jimmy R.
  • Little, Bertis B.


The Environmental Policy Integrated Climate (EPIC) model was modified to include hail weather events, completing modification needed to simulate the four most frequent causes of crop yield loss (hail, too wet, too cold, too dry) in the Kansas crop insurance program. Yields were simulated for corn, wheat, soybeans, and sorghum.

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  • Wang, Erda & Williams, Jimmy R. & Little, Bertis B., 2006. "Prediction of Weather Event Associated Crop Yield Losses in Kansas," 2006 Annual Meeting, February 5-8, 2006, Orlando, Florida 35467, Southern Agricultural Economics Association.
  • Handle: RePEc:ags:saeaso:35467

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    1. Harwood, Joy L. & Heifner, Richard G. & Coble, Keith H. & Perry, Janet E. & Somwaru, Agapi, 1999. "Managing Risk in Farming: Concepts, Research, and Analysis," Agricultural Economics Reports 34081, United States Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service.
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