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Choice of Tillage, Rotation, and Soil Testing Practices: Economic and Environmental Implications, The

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The management practices farmers choose have significant effect on agricultural pollution. The authors analyze the adoption of alternative combinations of conservation practices and their impacts on fertilizer use, corn yield, and soil erosion in the Central Nebraska Basin, using a polychotomous-choice selectivity model. The results suggest that soil N testing and corn-legume rotation complement each other, but that the interaction between conservation tillage and rotation is more complicated.

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  • JunJie Wu & Bruce A. Babcock & P. G. Lakshminarayan, 1996. "Choice of Tillage, Rotation, and Soil Testing Practices: Economic and Environmental Implications, The," Center for Agricultural and Rural Development (CARD) Publications 96-wp161, Center for Agricultural and Rural Development (CARD) at Iowa State University.
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    1. Goodwin, Barry K., 1994. "Premium Rate Determination In The Federal Crop Insurance Program: What Do Averages Have To Say About Risk?," Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, Western Agricultural Economics Association, vol. 19(02), December.
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