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									                                      Southern Agricultural Economics Association
                                             36th Annual Meetings Program
                                                      February 14 – 18, 2004

SAEA OFFICERS:

President                                                                                                         LES MYERS
President-Elect                                                                                             RICHARD KILMER
Director                                                                                               LOIS WILLET SCHERTZ
Director                                                                                                 MICHELE C. MARRA
Director                                                                                                       RANDY LITTLE
Secretary/Treasurer                                                                                     KENNETH W. PAXTON
                                                                                                      LONNIE R. VANDEVEER
Past-President                                                                                                STEVE TURNER
Editor                                                                                                     JOHN PENSON, JR.
   All Meeting Rooms are Located in the Double Tree Hotel
                                                                   Giving Your Online Agribusiness Course A Voice
                   Saturday 8 p.m. – 10 p.m.                               Joey E. Mehlhorn, University of Tennessee at Martin
                    Quiz Bowl Orientation                                  Tim Burcham, University of Tennessee at Martin
                         Woodward
                                                                   Using Precision Agriculture Technologies to Define
                     Sunday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.                        Management Zones Within a Multi Crop Production System
                          Quiz Bowl                                        Kenneth W. Paxton, Louisiana State University
                          Woodward                                         Huizhen Niu, Louisiana State University
                                                                           Roger Leonard, Louisiana State University
                    Sunday 9a.m. – 2 p.m.                                  Ralph Bagwell, Louisiana State University
                SAEA Executive Board Meeting
                Second Floor Conference Room                       Willingness To Pay To Preserve Water Quality In The Lower
                                                                   Illinois River
                                                                             Jennie Popp, University of Arkansas
                     Sunday Noon – 5 p.m.
                          Registration                                       Felix Rondon, University of Arkansas
                      International Foyer
                                                                   A Decision Tool for Improved Beef Cattle Production,
                       Sunday 4 – 6 p.m.                           Management, and Marketing System Analysis
                     SAAS General Session                                  Tammy L. McKinley, University of Tennessee
                                                                           Emmit L. Rawls, University of Tennessee
                           Windsor
                                                                           John C. McKissick, University of Georgia
                     Sunday 6:30 – 8 p.m.
                       SAAS Reception                              FactSim: A Futures and Options Market Simulator for
                 International Ballroom/Foyer                      Teaching and Extension
                                                                          John J. VanSickle, University of Florida
                                                                          Amir Drusbosky, University of Florida
              Sunday 2:00 p.m. – Tuesday 5 p.m.
                       Selected Posters                                   Brian Gray, University of Florida
                         The Balcony
                                                                   Developing and Delivering Streaming Audio/Video Lectures for
                  Poster Presentations will be
                 Tuesday 10:15 – 12:00 noon                        an Online Graduate Degree Program in Agriculture
                                                                           Timothy N. Burcham, University of Tennessee at Martin
                                                                           Joey E. Mehlhorn, University of Tennessee at Martin
Consumer Assessment of the Importance of the Labeling of
Irradiated Beef                                                            Thomas Greer, University of Tennessee at Martin
                                                                           Barbara Darroch, University of Tennessee at Martin
        Senhui He, University of Georgia
        Stanley Fletcher, University of Georgia
        Arbindra Rimal, University of Georgia                      Standardized Recordkeeping—The Case of Cotton
                                                                          Jeanne Reeves, Cotton Incorporated
                                                                          Albert J. Allen, Mississippi State University
Nutrient consideration, perception of nutritional contents, and
Consumption: the Case of In-shell Peanuts Consumption.
                                                                   Comparison of Profitability for Ultra Narrow Row Cotton
        Stanley Fletcher, University of Georgia
                                                                   (UNRC) Versus Wide Row Cotton,
        Senhui He, University of Georgia
        Arbindra Rimal, University of Georgia                            Blake Brown, North Carolina State University
                                                                         Jeanne Reeves, Cotton Incorporated

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                                                                Moderator:      Michael Thomas, Florida Agricultural and
Consumer Acceptability of Irradiated Produce, Shell fish and    Mechanical University
Meat Products
       Kent Wolfe, University of Georgia                        Presenters:
       Chung L. Huang, University of Georgia
       John McKissick, University of Georgia                    Alternative Performance Standards for Concentrated Animal
                                                                Feeding Operations: A Brief Overview
Budgeting Monthly Cattle Feeding Performance: A                      Jim Pease and Darrell Bosch, Virginia Tech University
Spreadsheet Approach
        Michel Popp, University of Arkansas                     Regulatory Responses to Potential Pollutants from Animal
        Stephanie Brister, University of Arkansas               Feeding Operations
                                                                     Jeffrey D. Mullen and Terence J. Centner, University of
A Case Study Assessment of the Firms Assisted by the                 Georgia.
Oklahoma Food and Agricultural Products Research and
Technology Center                                               Utilizing Contingent Claims to Improve CAFO Management
        Ann Zimmerschied-Ulmer, Oklahoma State University                Ben M. Gramig, Jerry R. Skees, and J. Roy Black,
        Mike Woods, Oklahoma State University                            University of Kentucky
        Chuck Willoughby, Oklahoma State University
        Rodney Holcomb, Oklahoma State University               Discussants:     Ron Fleming, University of Kentucky
        Daniel Tilley, Oklahoma State University

                                                                                  Monday 10:15 a.m. – 12 noon
                                                                                       Invited Papers 2
                                                                                          Gilcrease
                    Monday 8:00 – 5 p.m.
                        Registration                            Title: Buyback Programs for Overcapitalized Fisheries:
                    International Foyer                                  Approaches, Experience, and Impacts for Southeast
                                                                         Fisheries
                   Monday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
                        Quiz Bowl                               Organizer:
                       Woodward                                         Sherry Larkin, University of Florida

                   Monday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.                       Moderator:
              Departmental Recruitment Displays                         Chuck Adams, University of Florida and Florida Sea Grant
                       The Balcony                              College Program

                Monday 8:30 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.                    Presenters:
                 36 th Annual SAEA Meetings
                Opening Remarks and Welcome                     Alternative Valuation Methods and Buyback Programs: Pros
                 Les Myers, SAEA President                      and Cons of Programs Proposed for Southeast Fisheries
                          Manchester                                Sherry Larkin, University of Florida;
                                                                    Walt Keithly, Louis iana State University
                Monday 8:45 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.
                   Presidential Address                         Simulation Models to Analyze Buyback Programs: Lessons
                     Richard Kilmer                             from the Texas Bay Shrimp Fishery
                       Manchester                                   Wade Griffin, Texas A&M University
                                                                    John Ward, National Marine Fisheries Service
                 Monday 10:15 a.m. – 12 noon
                      Invited Papers 1                          Capacity Reduction and Buyback Programs: Estimating Vessel
                        Manchester                                      Capacity for Fleet-Reductions
                                                                   Jim Kirkley, College of William & Mary’s Virginia Institute of
Title: New Regulations Require New Solutions: Federal                   Marine Science
                Provisions Governing Concentrate d Animal          John Waldon, National Marine Fisheries Service
                Feeding Operations
                                                                Discussant:
Organizers:     Terence Centner, University of Georgia              Eric Thunberg, National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS)
                Jim Pease, Virginia Tech University
                Ben Gramig, University of Kentucky                                Monday 12 noon – 1 p.m.
                                                                                SERA-IEG 16 Business Meeting
                Sponsored by SERA-IEG 30, the Southern                                   Keystone
                Natural Resource Economics Committee


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                   Monday 1 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.
                      Selected Papers 1                           The Impact of the 2002 Farm Security and Rural Investment
                         Manchester                               Act on the Economic Viability of Peanut Buying Points in
                                                                  Georgia
Title: Financial, Marketing and Pricing Issues in the Beef-Cattle         Stanley Fletcher, University of Georgia
Industry                                                                  Lewis Webb, University of Georgia
Moderator: Gregg Ibendahl, University of Kentucky                         Audrey Luke-Morgan, University of Georgia
                                                                          Nathan Smith, University of Georgia
Is the Thinly-traded Butter Futures Contract Priced Efficiently
          Fabian Tondel, University of Kentucky                   Factors Affecting the Profitability of Golf Courses in Georgia
          Leigh J. Maynard, University of Kentucky                        Pierre Boumtje, Southern Arkansas University
                                                                          Wojciech Florkowski, University of Georgia
Ultrasound Technology for Cost Reduction in Beef Cattle                   Gil Landry, University of Georgia
          Arbindra Rimal, Southwest Missouri State University             Cesar Escalante, University of Georgia
          Tommy Perkins, Southwest Missouri State University

Management of the Cow-Calf Enterprise and the Price Grid:                             Monday 1 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.
Impact on Financial Risk                                                               Organized Symposia 1
        T. E. Anton, University of Florida                                                  Remington
        Peter Barry, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
                                                                   Title: Agriculture and the Expanding Biobased Economy of the
                   Monday 1 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.                       21st Century: Training of Traditional and Non-Traditional
                      Selected Papers 2                            Students
                            Dover
                                                                   Organizer: Surendra P. Singh, Tennessee State University
Title: Pricing, Capitalization, and Income Risk Reduction
          Among Alternative Farmland Control Arrangements          Moderator: Enefiok Ekanem, Tennessee State University
Moderator: Archie Flanders, University of Georgia
                                                                   Participants:
Comparing Land Values and Capitalization of Cash Rents for                  Daniel F. Manternach, New Uses Council
Cropland and Pasture in Georgia                                             James Doolittle, South Dakota State University
       Archie Flanders, University of Georgia                               S. Muhammad, Tennessee State University
       Fred White, University of Georgia                                    F. Tegegne, Tennessee State University
       Cesar Escalante, University of Georgia                               Robert Harris, Tennessee Valley Authority
                                                                            Peter Nelson, AgroTech Communications, Inc.
Marginal Effects of Land Characteristics and Purchase Factors
on Rural Land Value
       Rebecca S. Mclaren, Louisiana State University                                 Monday 1 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.
       Steven A. Henning, Louisiana State University                                   Organized Symposia 2
       Lonnie R. Vandeveer, Louisiana State University                                       Gilcrease

An Evaluation of Alternative Cash, Share, and Flexible Leasing Title: Emerging Water Supply Issues in the Southern Region
Arrangements for South Carolina Grain Farms
       Todd Davis, Clemson University                          Organizer: John R. C. Robinson, Texas A&M Research and
                                                               Extension Center at Weslaco

                   Monday 1 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.                       Moderator: Kelly J. Bryant, University of Arkansas-Monticello
                      Selected Papers 3
                          Philbrook                           Participants:
                                                                       Andrew G. Keeler, University of Georgia
Title: Impact of Business/Ownership Structure and Farm Policy          John R. C. Robinson, Texas A&M Research and Extension
Changes on the Feasibility and Viability of Farm and Farm     Center at Weslaco
Related Enterprises                                                    M. Edward Rister, Texas A&M University
Moderator: Forrest Stegelin, University of Georgia
                                                              Discussant: Mark J. Cochran, University of Arkansas
Feasibility of an Oklahoma Fresh Greens and Cowpeas Packing
Cooperative
         Germain N. Pichop, Oklahoma State University
         Rodney Holcomb, Oklahoma State University
         Brian A. Kahn,, Oklahoma State University
         Daniel S. Tilley, Oklahoma State University


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                   Monday 3:15 p.m. – 5 p.m.
                      Selected Papers 4                                             Monday 3:15 p.m. – 5 p.m.
                            Dover                                                      Selected Papers 6
                                                                                           Coventry
Title: Far m Financial Structure Decisions and the Delivery of
Farm/Rural Credit Services
Moderator: Cesar Escalante, University of Georgia                 Title: Environmental and Economic Implications of
                                                                  Management Practice Alternatives
Governance and Performance of Microfinance Organizations:         Moderator: Jeff Johnson, Texas Tech University
Evidence from Central and Eastern Europe and the Newly
Independent States                                               Dynamic Comparison of Systems for Irrigation and Effluent
       Valentina Hartarska, Auburn University                    Application
                                                                           Rita Carreira , Oklahoma State University
Explanation of Regional Variations in Demand for Farm Credit               A.L. Stoecker, Oklahoma State University
in Missouri                                                                J.A. Hattey, Oklahoma State University
         Tara Ashlock, Southwest Missouri State University                 M. Kizer, Oklahoma State University
         Arbindra Rimal, Southwest Missouri State University
                                                                 An Analysis Cost Effective Management Practices to Manage
Farm Financial Structure Decisions Under Different               Water Pollution Problem: A Case of Tobesofkee Creek, Georgia
Intertemporal Risk Behavioral Constructs                                   Nirmala Devkota, University of Georgia
         Cesar Escalante, University of Georgia                            Jeff Mullen, University of Georgia
         Carl Nelson, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign           Jimmy Bramb lett, University of Georgia
                                                                           Murali Adhikari, University of Georgia
                    Monday 3:15 p.m. – 5 p.m.                              Laxmi Paudel, University of Georgia
                         Selected Papers 5
                            Manchester                           Farming Systems Used in U.S. Cotton Production, 1997 and
                                                                 2000: Implications for Resource Use and the Environment
Title: Economic Analysis of Precision Farming                              Lee Christensen, USDA-ERS
Services/Practices, Food Labeling Requirements and Asset
Investment Decisions Among Grain Farms                                                Monday 3:15 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Moderator: John Westra, Louisiana State University                                          Selected Papers 7
                                                                                                Philbrook
The Coase Theorem Or The Coasian Lens?
         James Barnes, Oklahoma State University                 Title: Risk and Damage Issues in Environmental Management
         Harvey S. James, University of Missouri-Columbia        Moderator: Martin Redford, University of Arkansas
         Nicholas G. Kalaitzandonakes, University of Missouri-
Columbia                                                         Environmental Risk Assessment under Uncertainty and Safety-
                                                                 First Constraints
An Economic Analysis Of Unit-Train Facility Investment                     Walaiporn Intarapapong, Mississippi State University
         Philip Kenkel, Oklahoma State University                          Diane Hite, Auburn University
         Shida Hennebery, Oklahoma State University
         Haernani Agustini, Oklahoma State University            Risk Analysis and Sustainability of Alternative Cotton
                                                                 Production Systems
Is it Feasible to Develop an Agribusiness Selling Precision                Maqsood Hussain, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad,
Farming Services to Farmers?                                     Pakistan
         David Debertin, University of Kentucky
         Thomas Logsdon, University of Kentucky                  Evaluating the Economic Costs of a Potential Zebra Mussel
                                                                 Infestation: A Survey of Consumptive Surface Water Users in
                                                                 Florida
Will Variable Rate Application Technology Pay in Tennessee?                Frederick Rossi, University of Florida
         Rebecca Cochran, University of Tennessee                          Damian Adams, University of Florida
         James Larson, University of Tennessee                             Donna Lee, University of Florida
         Roland Roberts, University of Tennessee
         Burton English, University of Tennessee




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                    Monday 3:15 p.m. – 5 p.m.                     Evaluation of Water Conservation Policy Alternatives for the
                     Organized Symposium 3                        Southern High Plains of Texas
                          Remington                                       Jeffrey W. Johnson, Texas Tech University
                                                                          Phillip N. Johnson, Texas Tech University
Title: Student Participation in Undergraduate Discipline-                 David B. Willis, Texas Tech University
Related Organizations: How Can We Get Students (and                       Eduardo Segarra, Texas Tech University
Faculty) Involved?
                                                                  Towards a Comprehensive Regional Water Policy Model for
Organizers:                                                       the Texas High Plains
        Randall D. Little, Mississippi State University                   Biswaranjan Das, Texas Tech University
        M. Darren Hudson, Mississippi State University                    David B. Willis, Texas Tech University
        Lisa House, University of Florida                                 Jeffrey W. Johnson, Texas Tech University

Moderator: Randall D. Little, Mississippi State University        A Policy Evaluation of Transport Subsidies for Poultry Litter in
                                                                  West Virginia
Participants:                                                             Allan Collins, West Virginia University
         Lisa House, University of Florida                                Tom Basden, West Virginia University
         David Willis, Texas Tech University
         Dan McLemore, University of Tennessee
         David Fraser, Cotton Board                                                 Tuesday 8 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.
                                                                                        Selected Papers 9
                                                                                            Coventry
                    Monday 3:15 p.m. – 5 p.m.
                     Organized Symposium 4                        Title: Estimation and Measurement Issues
                           Gilcrease                              Moderator: Gandhi Bhattarai, Auburn University

Title : Applied Research to Improve the Valuation of Water        Willingness to Pay for Public Goods: A Two-stage Hedonic
          Quality Services for National Public Policy Analysis    Housing Model of Demand for Neighborhood Safety, School
                                                                  and Environmental quality
Organizer: Brett R. Gelso, US/EPA                                         Gandhi Bhattarai, Auburn University
                                                                          Ram Pandit, Auburn University
Moderator: John R. Powers, US/EPA                                         Diane Hite, Auburn University

Participants:                                                     Hedonic Estimation of Southeastern Oklahoma Forestland
         John R. Powers, US/EPA                                   Prices
         Brett R. Gelso, US/EPA                                          Stephen A. King, San Diego State University
                                                                         Dean F. Schreiner, Oklahoma State University
                     Monday 4 p.m. – 5 p.m.
                    Student Recruitment Fair                      Alternative Methods of Forecasting Agricultural Water
                                                                  Demand: A Case Study on the Flint River Basin in Georgia
                           The Balcony                                    Swagata Banerjee, University of Georgia
                                                                          Lewell Gunter, University of Georgia
                   Monday 5:15 – 7 p.m.                                   Jimmy Bramblett, University of Georgia
         SAEA Business Meeting and Awards Program                         Michael E. Wetzstein, University of Georgia

                            Manchester
                                                                                    Tuesday 8 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.
                     Tuesday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.                                           Selected Papers 10
                          Registration                                                     Philbrook

                        International Foyer                       Title: Local Economic Development
                                                                  Moderator: James Bukenya, Alabama A&M University
                    Tuesday 8 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.
                        Selected Papers 8                         Economic Impact Evaluation of Global Marketing Support
                              Dover                               Services - An Exports Assistance Program on the Economy of
                                                                  Arkansas.
Title : Evaluation of Policy Effectiveness                                Sreedhar Upendram, Kansas State University
Moderator: David Willis, Texas Tech University                            Preston La Ferney, University of Arkansas
                                                                          Wayne Miller, University of Arkansas
                                                                          Jennie Popp, University of Arkansas
                                                                          Daniel Rainey, University of Arkansas

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The Influence of Quality of Life Amenities on Rural              Examining Efficiency of Government Grading in a Hedonic
Development in Alabama                                           Price Model for Louisiana Rough Rice
        Nzaku Kilungu, Alabama A&M University                           Sung No, Southern University and A&M College
        James Bukenya, Alabama A&M University                           Michael E. Salassi, Louisiana State University
                                                                        Wayne Gauthier, Louisiana State University
Public Perceptions Regarding Growth of the Dairy Industry in
Illinois                                                         Analysis of Selected Vegetables and Fruits in U.S. Market: An
         C. Matthew Rendleman, Southern Illinois University      Application of Demand Systems
         William C. Peterson, Southern Illinois University               Sikavas NiLampang, University of Florida
         Livy M. Coe, Southern Illinois University                       John J. Van Sickle, University of Florida
         Phil Eberle, Southern Illinois University                       Edward A. Evans, University of Florida
         Kenneth G. Griswold, Southern Illinois University

The Impact of the Ogallala Aquifer on the Development of the                       Tuesday 8 a.m. – 9:45 a.m..
Texas Panhandle and the Evaluation of Strategies for                                   Selected Papers 13
Addressing the Effect of Aquifer Decline on the Agricultural                               Manchester
Production and the Rural Community
        Lal K. Almas, West Texas A&M University                  Title: Forecasting and Risk Measurement Techniques
        W. Arden Colette, West Texas A&M University              Moderator: Bailey Norwood, Oklahoma State University
        Zhen Wu, West Texas A&M University
                                                                 Using the Random Parameters Logit Model to Combine
                                                                 Revealed and Stated Preference Data
                   Tuesday 8 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.                            Brett Gelso, USEPA
                      Selected Papers 11                                 Jeffrey M. Peterson, Kansas State University
                          Remington
                                                                 Forecasting Limited Dependent Variables: Better Statistics For
Title: Community and Rural Development                           Better Steaks
Moderator: Duncan Chembezi, Alabama A&M University                       Bailey Norwood, Oklahoma State University
                                                                         Jason Lusk, Purdue University
An Assessment of the Impact of the Rural Empowerment Zone                Wade Brorsen, Oklahoma State University
and Enterprise Community Program on Texas’ Rio Grande
Valley                                                           Comparing Revenue Risk Reduction of a Rainfall Index
       Joselito K Estrada, University of Texas at Brownsville    Insurance Contract Using Quantile-VaR and Dispersion Risk
       Albert J. Allen, Mississippi State University             Measure
                                                                         Ibrahima Bamba, University of Kentucky
Perspective of Participation and Benefit Sharing: A
Perceptional Study of Community Forestry User Groups in
Dhading District of Nepal                                                          Tuesday 8 a.m. – 9:45 a.m..
        Ram Pandit, Auburn University                                                  Selected Papers 14
        Gandhi Bhattarai, Auburn University                                               Westminister

Selling Their Best For Little: The Riddle of Ecuador’s Failed    Title: Teaching and Extension
Attempt to Assist Communal Farmers                               Moderator: John Robinson, Texas Tech University
         Maria Jose Castillo, University of Florida
         Richard Beilock, University of Florida                  Human Resources and Undergraduate Agricultural Economics
                                                                 Curricula
Motivations for Social Capital                                           Michael Oldfather, Kansas State University
        Jeffrey L. Jordan, University of Georgia                         Bryan Schurle, Kansas State University


                   Tuesday 8 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.                    How Extension Programming Can Provide Useful Input for
                      Selected Papers 12                         Land Tenure and Production Decisions: Projected Cost
                           Gilcrease                             Structures and Decision Support Aids for Texas Coastal Bend
                                                                 Rice Landlords and Producers
Title: Model and Functional Form Specification                            Lawrence Falconer, Texas Cooperative Extension Texas
Moderator: Octavio Ramirez, New Mexico State University          A&M University
                                                                          Richard Jahn, Texas Cooperative Ext ension Texas A&M
Two Methods of Estimating Semiparametric Component in the        University
Environmental Kuznet’s Curve (EKC)                                        David Anderson, Texas Cooperative Extension Texas
       Krishna Paudel, Louisiana State University                A&M University
       Hector Zapata, Louisiana State University

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Determinants of Agricultural Extension Resources in the         Moderator: Lynn Kennedy, Louisiana State University
Southeast
       Jet Yee, USDA-ERS                                        Participants:
                                                                         Derrell Peel, Oklahoma State University
                                                                         Parr Rosson, Texas A&M University
                                                                         Flynn Adcock, Texas A&M University
                  Tuesday 8 a.m. – 9:45 a.m..                            John Robinson, Texas A&M University
                      Selected Papers 15                                 T.C. Betancourt, Texas A&M University
                            Geneva                                       Stanley Fletcher, University of Georgia

Title: Analysis on Livestock Trade                               Discussant: Darren Hudson, Mississippi State University
Moderator: Dragan Miljkovic, Southwest Missouri State University
                                                                                    Tuesday 10:15 a.m. – 12 noon
Trade Liberalization and Changing Composition and Quality of                                Invited Papers 3
Imports in Japanese Beef Import Markets                                                          Geneva
          Dragan Miljkovic, Southwest Missouri State University
                                                                 Title: Partial Equilibrium Policy Analysis Models:
Measuring the Degree of Market Power Among Beef Exporters Methodological Issues, Constraints, and Opportunities
to Japan
          Michael Reed, University of Kentucky                   Organizers:
          Sayed Saghaian, University of Kentucky                           Octavio Ramirez, New Mexico State University
                                                                           Samarendu Mohanty, Texas Tech University
U.S. Demand for Imported Lamb by Country: A Two-Stage
Differential Production Approach                                 Moderator: Don Ethridge, Texas Tech University
          Andrew Muhammad, Southern University
          Keithly G. Jones, USDA-ERS                             Presenters:
                                                                 Methodological Issues on the Estimation of Supply Response
Derived Feed Demand for Egypt’s Poultry and Egg Sector to                  Octavio Ramirez, Texas Tech University
2010- Policies and Implications                                            Samarendu Mohanty, Texas Tech University
          Fawzi Taha, USDA-ERS
                                                                 Conceptual Issues for Developing Policy Relevant Commodity
                                                                 Models
                     Tuesday 8 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.                            James Rude, University of Manitoba
                       Organized Symposium 5                               Karl D. Meilke, University of Guelph
                             Woodward
                                                                 Challenges in Modeling the Effects of Trade Agreements on the
     Title: Focus on ARMS (Agricultural Resource Management Agricultural Sector
     Surve y)                                                              Patrick Westoff, University of Missouri-Columb ia
                                                                           Jay Fabiosa, Iowa State University
     Organizers:
          Tim Payne, USDA/ERS                                    Discussant: Craig Jagger, House Agriculture Committee
          Jorge Fernandez-Cornejo, USDA/ERS
                                                                                    Tuesday 10:15 a.m. – 12 noon
     Moderators:                                                                            Invited Papers 4
          Tim Payne, USDA-ERS                                                                  Woodland
          Jorge Fernandez-Cornejo, USDA-ERS
                                                                 Title: Private Decisions and Public Goods: Tradeoffs in the
     Participants:                                                Conservation Programs of the New Farm Bill
          Tim Payne, USDA-ERS
          Jorge Fernandez-Cornejo, USDA-ERS                      Organizer: Gregory Ibendahl, University of Kentucky

                   Tuesday 8 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.            Moderator: Todd Davis, Clemson University
                     Organized Symposium 6
                             Russell                     Presenters:
Title: Mandatory Country-of-origin Labeling: Impacts and An Econometric Analysis of the Environmental Benefits
Issues for Extension and Applied Research                Provided by the Conservation Program
                                                                 Ron Fleming, University of Kentucky
Organizers:                                              Economic Comparison of Commodity and Conservation
         John Robinson, Texas A&M University             Program Benefits: an Example from the Mississippi Delta
         Parr Rosson, Texas A&M University                       John Anderson, Mississippi State University


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A Risk-Adjusted Comparison of Conservation Reserve                             Tuesday 1:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.
Program Payments versus Production Payments for a Corn-                             Selected Papers 18
Soybean Farmer                                                                          Philbrook
       Gregory Ibendahl, University of Kentucky
                                                              Title: International Agricultural Productivity Analysis
Discussant: Todd Davis, Clemson University
                                                              Moderator: Samerendu Mohanty, Texas Tech University
                   Tuesday 1 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.
                      Selected Papers 16                      Examining Cross-Country Agricultural Productivity
                             Dover                            Differences
                                                                      Ebenezer Ogunyinka, Kansas State University
Title: Future Trends in Cotton and Textile Trade                      Michael R. Langemeier, Kansas State University

Moderator: Patrick Westhoff, University of Missouri           Technical Efficiency under Multi-Cropping Systems: Evidence
                                                              from ECOWAS
Cost Competition for U.S. Textiles: Will Yarn Follow the              Ebenezer Ogunyinka, Kansas State University
Needle?                                                               Oluwarotimi O.Odeh, Kansas State University
        Conrad Lyford, Texas Tech University
        Mark Welsch, Texas Tech University.                   Potential of China’s Agricultural FDI Inflows: A Gravity Model
                                                              Approach
An Analysis of Export Demand Elasticity: The Case of U.S.             Mary Marchant, University of Kentucky
Cotton                                                                Xuehua Peng, University of Kentucky
       Laxmi Paudel, University of Georgia
       Jack E. Houston, University of Georgia                 COOL, Eco-labels, and Consumers’ Willingness to Pay in the
       Murali Adhikari, University of Georgia                 Fresh Producer Industry
                                                                      James A. Stems, University of Florida
Cotton Supply Response in Brazil: Traditional vs Expansion            John J. Van Sickle, University of Florida
Region                                                                Lisa House, University of Florida
        Ligia Vado, Texas Tech University
        David Willis, Texas Tech University                                     Tuesday 1 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.
        Samarendu Mohanty, Texas A&M University                                    Selected Papers 19
                                                                                       Remington

The MFA Quota Elimination and the Mexican Cotton Industry: Title: Impacts of Regional and Multilateral Trade Agreements
Measuring Potential Impacts on U.S. Cotton Exports          Moderator: Jaime Malaga, Texas Tech University
         Enrique Lopez, Texas Tech University
         Jaime Malaga, Texas Tech University                Potential Economic Effects of CAFTA on Agricultural Trade
                                                            between Central America, Southern U.S. Region and Its
                  Tuesday 1:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.             Implications of Rural Development
                        Selected Papers 17                          Porfirio Fuentes, Mississippi State University
                             Coventry                               Albert Allen, Mississippi State University
                                                                    Warren Couvillion, Mississippi State University
Title: Export Demand Analysis of U.S. Agricultural Products
Moderator: Lynn Kennedy, Louisiana State University         Regional Integration and Intra-African Trade
                                                                    John Kagochi, Auburn University
The Analysis of International Price and Exchange Rate               Valentina Hartarska, Auburn University
Elasticity for U.S. Soybean: The Case of Japan
         Laxmi Paudel, University of Georgia                Evaluating Trade Developments in Dairy Products
         Henry W. Kinnucan, Auburn University                       Keithly Jones, USDA-ERS
         Murali Adhikari, University of Georgia                     Donald Blayney, USDA-ERS

An Analysis of Latin American Peanut Industry: Potential      Dynamic Export Demand Analysis for Honduran Coffee
Impact on U.S. Peanut Industry                                Exports
        Dae-Seob Lee, Louisiana State University                      Jose Andino, Louisiana State University
        Lynn Kennedy, Louisiana State University                      Lynn Kennedy, Louisiana State University
        Stanley Fletcher, University of Georgia.

A Marketing Analysis of U.S. Chicken Exports to China
      Lewell Gunter, University of Georgia
      Li Zhang, University of Georgia



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                  Tuesday 1 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.                                         Tuesday 1 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.
                     Selected Papers 20                                                 Selected Papers 22
                          Gilcrease                                                        Westminister

Title: Food Demand                                                Title: Food Safety Session 2
Moderator: Sen Hui, University of Georgia                         Moderator: Conrad Lyford, Texas Tech University

Consumption of Reduced-Fat Peanut Butter in Addition to the       An Analysis of Producers’ Opinions on Mandatory Labeling of
Consumption of Regular Peanut Butter                              GM Products
      Senhui He, University of Georgia                                   E’licia Chaverest, Alabama A&M University
      Stanley Fletcher, University of Georgia                            Gerald Wheelock, Alabama A&M University
      Arbindra Rimal, Southwest Missouri State University                Duncan M. Chembezi, Alabama A&M University

Demand for Pick-your-own and Pre-picked Strawberries in           Factors Affecting Consumer Negative Perceptions about Beef
Direct Market Operations in North Carolina                        Irradiation
        Carlos E. Carpio, North Carolina State University                 Senhui He, University of Georgia
        Michael K. Wohlgenant, North Carolina State University            Stanley Fletcher, University of Georgia
        Charles E. Safley, North Carolina State University                Arbindra Rimal, Southwest Missouri State University

Price Formation and Food Safety Concerns in the U.S. Meat         Consumer Willingness to Pay for Irradiated Poultry Products
Industry: A Semi-flexible Normalized Quadratic Inverse                  Kent Wolfe, University of Georgia
Demand System Approach                                                  Chung L. Huang, University of Georgia
        Oluwarotimi O. Odeh, Kansas State University                    John McKissick, University of Georgia
        Thomas L. Marsch, Kansas State University

At-Home and Away-From-Home Consumption of Seafood in                                 Tuesday 1 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.
the United States                                                                      Organized Symposia 7
        Xumin Zhang, University of Florida                                                  Woodward
        Lisa House, University of Florida
        S. Sureshwaran, USDA/CSREES                               Title: Biotechnology Impacts on Rice Production and
        Terry Hanson, Mississippi State University                Consumption

                  Tuesday 1 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.                      Organizers:
                     Selected Papers 21                                   Roger Hinson, Louisiana State University
                         Manchester                                       Dixie W. Reaves, Virginia Tech University

Title: Food Safety Session 1                                      Moderator: Dixie Reaves, Virginia Tech University
         Moderator: Wes Harrison, Louisiana State University
                                                                  Participants:
U.S. Consumer Attitudes Toward Food Biotechnology                          Roger Hinson, Louisiana State University
        Carolina Medina, University of Florida                             Mike Salassi, Louisiana State University
        Lisa House, University of Florida                                  R. Wes Harrison, Louisiana State University
        David Schmidt, International Food Information Council              Dixie Reaves, Virginia Tech University
        Jayson Lusk, Purdue University
        Cheryl Toner, International Food Information Council                         Tuesday 1 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.
                                                                                       Organized Symposia 8
Determinants of Consumer Attitudes and Purchase Intentions                                    Russell
With Regard to GM Foods
       James O. Bukenya, Alabama A&M University                   Title: Exploring Opportunities of Non-Traditional Alternative
       Natasha R. Wright, Alabama A&M University                                   Enterprises for Small Farmers

An Evaluation of Consumer Acceptance of Genetically               Organizers:
Modified Food: Willingness-to-Pay (WTP) Vs. Willingness-to-               Safdar Muhammad, Tennessee State University
Accept (WTA)                                                              Fisseha Tegegne, Tennessee State University
        Arbindra Rimal, Southwest Missouri State University
        Wanki Moon, Southern Illinois University                  Moderator: Albert J. Allen, Mississippi State University
        Siva Balasubramanian, Southern Illinois University




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Participants:
         Sandra Solia man, Tuskegee University                   The WTO DOHA Development Round and OECD Agricultural
         Omoanghe S. Isikhuemhen, North Carolina A&T State       Policy
University                                                              Roman Keeney, Purdue University
         Safdar Muhammad, Tennessee State University                    Thomas W. Heretel, Purdue University
         Fisseha Tegegne, Tennessee State University
         Enefiok Ekanem, Tennessee State University              Investigating the Weather-Crop Yield Models and Policy
         Surendra Singh, Tennessee State University              Implications for Romanian Agriculture
         Tom Tate, USDA/CSREES                                           Jianqiang Hao, University of Kentucky
         Antonio McLaren, USDA/CSREES                                    Jerry R. Skees, University of Kentucky

                   Tuesday 3:15 p.m. – 5 p.m.                                       Tuesday 3:15 p.m. – 5 p.m.
                      Selected Papers 23                                               Selected Papers 25
                             Dover                                                          Philbrook

Title: Food Safety Session 3                                     Title: Price, Forecasting, and Location Analyses
Moderator: Stanley Fletcher, University of Georgia               Moderator: Eric J. Wailes, University of Arkansas

A Valuation of Public Demand for the Participation of Non-  Does the Re duction in Peanut Prices Benefit Peanut Butter
government Agencies in Monitoring and Enforcing Food Safety Consumers?
Regulations                                                         Cesar L. Revoredo, University of Georgia
        Senhui He, University of Georgia                            Denis Nadolnyak, University of Georgia
        Stanley Fletcher, University of Georgia                     Stanley M. Fletcher, University of Georgia
        Arbindra Rimal, Southwest Missouri State University
                                                            Price-Inventory Relationship in the Pecan Industry: A Study of
Agricultural Terrorism: Potential Economic Effects on the   Long- and Short- Run Effects with Seasonal Consideration
Poultry Industry in Mississippi                                     M. Ibrahim, University of Georgia
        Albert J. Allen, Mississippi State University               Wojciech Florkowski, University of Georgia
        Albert E. Myles, Mississippi State University
        Porfirio Fuentes, Mississippi State University      Forecasting Market Share Using A Flexible Logistic Model
        Safdar Muhammad, Tennessee State University                 Kwamena Quagranie, University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff

Sales Responses to Recalls for Listeria monocytogenes:           A Location Analysis of Landscape Plant Retail Outlet Markets
Evidence from Branded, Ready-to-Eat Meats                        in Georgia
        Michael Thomsen, University of Arkansas                          Chandler M. McClellan, University of Georgia
        Rimma Shiptsova, Utah State University                           Steve Turner, Mississippi State University
                                                                         Lewell Gunter, University of Georgia
The Effects of Risk Perceptions on Consumer Preferences for              Forrest Stegelin, University of Georgia
Biotech Labeling
        Jae Hwa Han, Louisiana State University                                     Tuesday 3:15 p.m. – 5 p.m.
        R. Wes Harrison, Louisiana State University                                    Selected Papers 26
                                                                                           Remington
                   Tuesday 3:15 p.m. – 5 p.m.
                      Selected Papers 24                         Title: Modeling Consumer and Producer Behavior
                           Coventry                              Moderator: Albert J. Allen, Mississippi State University

Title: The Application of a Diverse Set of Economic Tools to     A Probit Model Analysis of Factors Affecting Consumption of
Policy Analysis                                                  Fresh Sweet Corn in Major U. S. Markets
Moderator: Daniel De la Torre Ugarte, University of Tennessee            Kimberly L. Morgan, University of Florida
                                                                         Robert L. Degner, University of Florida
Tobacco Quota Buyout Legislation: Economic Impacts on the                Thomas J. Stevens III, University of Florida
Southeast
       Kelley J. Tiller, University of Tennessee                 An Analysis of Farm-Retail Spread for Jamaican Fresh Fruits
       Burton C. English, University of Tennessee                       Abdullahi Abdulkadri, University of the West Indies
       R. Jamey Menard, University of Tennessee                         Igbekele Ajibefun, Federal University of Technology

Assessing Policy Options to Prevent and Control Fruit Flies: An Direct Market Consumer Characteristics: A Case Study of
Application to Mexican Fruit Flies                              Oklahoma Farmers’ Markets
        Wen-Yuan Huang, USDA-ERS                                        Shida R. Henneberry, Oklahoma State University
                                                                        Haernani N. Agustini, Oklahoma State University



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A Transaction Cost Economics View of Agriculture Product                             Tuesday 3:15 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Exchanges for Biopower: Theoretical and Methodological                                  Selected Papers 29
Concerns                                                                                   Westminister
       Ira Altman, University of Missouri-Columbia
       Tom Johnson, University of Missouri-Columbia               Title: Carbon Sequestration and Energy Crop Production
                                                                  Moderator: T. E. Anton, University of Florida
                  Tuesday 3:15 p.m. – 5 p.m.
                     Selected Papers 27                           An Economic and Risk Analysis of the Effects of No Tillage and
                          Gilcrease                               Manure Applications on Soil Carbon Sequestration in Corn
                                                                  Production
Title: Estimating Price, Demand, and Identity Preservation                Dustin Pendell, Kansas State University
Impacts                                                                   Scott B. Boyles, Kansas State University
Moderator: Safdar Muhammad, Tennessee State University                    Jeffrey R. Williams, Kansas State University
                                                                          Charles W. Rice, Kansas State University
On Predicting the Price of Corn                                           Richard G. Nelson, Kansas State University
       Harwood D. Shaffer, University of Tennessee
                                                                  Economic Feasibility of an Energy Crop on a South Alabama
The Price of Quality Cotton in the U.S.                           Cotton-Peanut Farm
        Conrad Lyford,Texas Tech University                               E. Todd Frank, Auburn University
        Sangnyeol Jung, Texas Tech University                             Patricia Duffy, Auburn University
        Don Ethridge, Texas Tech University                               C. Robert Taylor, Auburn University
                                                                          David Bransby, Auburn University
European Union Cotton Demand: An Application of Demand                    Max Runge, Auburn University
Systems and Panel Data                                                    Rodrigo Rodriguez-Kabana, Auburn University
        José Antonio Lopez, Texas Tech University
        Jaime Malaga, Texas Tech University                       Lignocellulosic Biomass Harvest and Delivery Cost
                                                                          Lawrence Mapemba, Oklahoma State University
Identity Preservation for Genetic Modification Characteristics            Francis Epplin, Oklahoma State University
in Wheat Marketing
         Marcia Tilley, Oklahoma State University                                    Tuesday 3:15 p.m. – 5 p.m.
         Yancey E. Wright, Oklahoma State University                                  Organized Symposium 9
                                                                                             Woodward
                  Tuesday 3:15 p.m. – 5 p.m.                      Title: Leveraging Extension Resources through Inter-Agency
                     Selected Papers 28                           Cooperation
                         Manchester
                                                                  Organizers:
                                                                                 C.W. “Bill” Herndon, Mississippi State University
Title: Check-off Programs, Strategic Alliances, and                              John D. Anderson, Mississippi State University
Specialization
Moderator: Shida Henneberry, Oklahoma State University            Moderator: C.W. “Bill” Herndon, Mississippi State University

Will the Voluntary Checkoff Program be the Answer? An         Participants:
Analysis of Optimal Advertising and Free-Rider Problem in the          John D. Anderson, Mississippi State University
U.S. Beef Industry                                                     Bill Herndon, Mississippi State University
         Chanjin Chung, Oklahoma State University                      Tim Woods, University of Kentucky
         Shida R. Henneberry, Oklahoma State University                Derrell Peel, Oklahoma State University
                                                                       Ross Love, Oklahoma State University Extension Service
Beef Producer Choice in Cattle Marketing
         Jeffrey M. Gillespie, Louisiana State University
         Aydin Basarir, Gaziosmampana University
         Alvin Schupp, Louisiana State University

What Role Does Specialization Play in Farm Size in the U.S.
Hog Industry?
       Christopher Davis, USDA-ERS
       Jeffrey M. Gillespie, Louisiana State University




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                  Tuesday 3:15 p.m. – 5 p.m.                       THI Application to Insuring Against Heat Stress in Dairy Cows
                   Organized Symposium10                                 Xiaohui Deng, University of Georgia
                           Russell                                       Barry Barnett, University of Georgia
                                                                         Dmitry Vedenov, University of Georgia
Title: Issues Surrounding the Acceptability of Agricultural              Joe West, University of Georgia
Biotechnology: Results from Focus Group Meetings and Mail
Questionnaire Surveys                                              Optimal Crop Insurance Options for Alabama Cotton-Peanut
                                                                   Producers: A Target-MOTAD Analysis
Organizer: Enefiok Ekanem, Tennessee State University                     Marina Irimia -Vladu, Auburn University
                                                                          James L. Novak, Auburn University
Moderator: Steve Halbrook, Farm Foundation                                Patricia Duffy, Auburn University
Participants:
         E. Ekanem, Tennessee State University                     An Optimal Portfolio of Insurance Products and Alternative
         S. Muhammad, Tennessee State University                   Management Practices in Farm Level
         F. Tegegne, Tennessee State University                           Jianqiang Hao, University of Kentucky
         S. Singh, Tennessee State University                             Murali Kanakasabai, University of Kentucky
         Eric Wailes, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville                Carl R. Dillon, University of Kentucky
         Jefferson Miller, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville           Jerry R. Skees, University of Kentucky
         Diana Danforth, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville
         Dennis Balogu, University of Arkansas, Pine Bluff                         Wednesday 8:00a.m. – 9:45 a.m.
         Tracy Dunbar, University of Arkansas, Pine Bluff                               Selected Papers 31
         Usman Adamu, University of Arkansas, Pine Bluff                                     Coventry
         Shannon Hendix, University of Arkansas, Pine Bluff
         Mary Mafuyai-Ekanem, North Carolina A&T State             Title: Cattle Economics
University                                                         Moderator: Lawrence Falconer, Texas A&M University
         Sheilda Sutton, North Carolina A&T State University
         Marsha McGraw, North Carolina A&T State University        Key Factors Contributing to Cow/Calf Costs, Profits, and
         Carolyn C. McCain, North Carolina A&T State University    Production
         Cheryl Toner, International Food Information Council              Ruslyn Parker, Oklahoma State University
         Wen S. Chern, The Ohio State University                           Damona Doye, Oklahoma State University
                                                                           Clement E. Ward, Oklahoma State University
                                                                           Derrell Peel, Oklahoma State University
                   Tuesday 5 p.m. – 6 p.m.                                 James M. McGrann, Texas A&M University
               JAAE Editorial Council Meeting                              Larry Falconer, Texas Agricultural Extension
                Second Floor Conference Room
                                                                   Impact of a Managed Herd Health Program on Cow-Calf Profit
                   Tuesday 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.                         Risk
                       SAEA Reception                                      T. E. Anton, University of Florida
                   Petroleum Club of Tulsa
                      601 South Boulder                            The Effect of Economic Factors on the Adoption of Best
                                                                   Management Practices in Beef Cattle Production
                  Wednesday 8 a.m. – 10 a.m.                               Seon-Ae Kim, Louisiana State University
                        Registration                                       Jeffrey M. Gillespie, Louisiana State University
                                                                           Krishna P. Paudel, Louisiana State University
                      International Foyer
                                                                   Management Practices and Lease Arrangements used by
               Wednesday 8:00a.m. – 9:45 a.m.                      Oklahoma Wheat, Wheat Pasture, and Wheat Pasture
                    Selected Papers 30                             Livestock Producers
                           Dover                                           Ishrat Hossain, Oklahoma State University
                                                                           Francis M. Epplin, Oklahoma State University
Title: Alternative and Optimal Agricultural Insurance                      Eugene G. Krenzer, Oklahoma State University
Moderator: Roderick Rejesus, Texas Tech University                         Gerald W. Horn, Oklahoma State University

Testing the Viability of Area Yield Insurance for Cotton and                       Wednesday 8:00a.m. – 9:45 a.m.
Soybeans in the Southeast                                                               Selected Papers 32
         Xiaohui Deng, University of Georgia                                                Philbrook
         Barry Barnett, University of Georgia
         Dmitry Vedenov, University of Georgia                     Title: Productivity, Efficiency, and Economies of Scale
                                                                   Moderator: Jeffrey Gillespie, Louisiana State University




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A Comparative Assessment of the Effect of Land Tenancy on        Adoption of Spatial Information Gathering Technologies and
Total Factor Productivity and Total Resource Productivity        Variable Rate Input Application Technologies by Cotton
        Anil Sulgam, Louisiana State University                  Farmers in the Southeast
        Pramod Sambidi, Louisiana State University                       Roland Roberts, University of Tennessee
        Krishna Paudel, Louisiana State University                       James A. Larson, University of Tennessee
        Yiqian Wang, Louisiana State University                          Burton C. English, University of Tennessee
                                                                         Rebecca L. Cochran, University of Tennessee
Tillage Systems, Cropping Practices, Farm Characteristics and            W. Robert Goodman, Auburn University
Efficiency                                                               Sherry L. Larkin, University of Florida
         Sidhar Sankranti, Kansas State University                       Michele C. Marra, North Carolina State University
         Michael R. Langemeier, Kansas State University                  Steven W. Martin, Mississippi State University
                                                                         W. Donald Shurley, University of Georgia
Cost Efficiency of Catfish Farms in Chicot County, Arkansas:             Jeanne Reeves, Cotton Inc.
The Impact of Extension Services                                 Farmers’ Perceptions of Spatial Yield Variability as Influenced
        Aloyce Kaliba, University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff      by Precision Farming Information Technologies
        Carole R. Engle, University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff            James A. Larson, University of Tennessee
                                                                         Roland Roberts, University of Tennessee
Nonparametric Estimation of Multiproduct and Product-
Specific Economies of Scale                                      Quantifying the Differences in Management Goals and
         Brian K. Coffey, Kansas State University                Technology Choice in Peanut Production
         Allen Featherstone, Kansas State University                     Susan Watson, Louisiana Tech University
                                                                         Darren Hudson, Mississippi State University
               Wednesday 8:00a.m. – 9:45 a.m.                            Eduardo Segarra, Texas Tech University
                    Selected Papers 33
                        Remington                                                Wednesday 8:00a.m. – 9:45 a.m.
                                                                                      Selected Papers 35
Title: The Sweet and the Not-So-Sweet: Issues in Honey and                               Westminster
Manure Economics
Moderator: Lal Almas, West Texas A&M University                  Title: Financial and Managerial Issues in Agriculture
                                                                 Moderator: Bruce Ahrendsen, University of Arkansas
Factors Influencing the Adoption of Varroa Mite Resistant
Honeybees                                                        Comprehensive Financial Analysis of Value Added or
        John V. Westra, Louisiana State University               Expansion Investment Impacts on Farm Resources
        Daniel J. Sarver, Louisiana State University                    Melvin Brees, University of Missouri-Columbia
                                                                        Joe Parcell, University of Missouri-Columbia
Estimating the Economic Impact of Varroa Mite Resistant
Russian Honeybees                                                Determinants of Farm Size in the Southeast: Does the Size
        Daniel J. Sarver, Louisiana State University             Concept Matter?
        John V. Westra, Louisiana State University                      Mary Clare Ahearn, USDA-ERS
                                                                        Jet Yee, USDA-ERS
Blame It on the Weather: Cost and Design of Manure
Management under Extreme Weather Conditions on North             The Role of Women in Farm Management Decisions
Carolina Swine Farms                                                    Fisseha Tegegne, Tennessee State University
        Jan Chvosta, North Carolina State University                    Safdar Muhammad, Tennessee State University
        Kelly Zerring, North Carolina State University                  Enefiok Ekanem, Tennessee State University
        Bailey Norwood, Oklahoma State University                       Surendra Singh, Tennessee State University

Is the Pollution Risk from Manure and Commercial Fertilizer
Nutrients Growing on Corn/Livestock and Specialized                               Wednesday 8:00a.m. – 9:45 a.m.
Livestock Farms?                                                                        Selected Papers 36
         Richard F. Nehring, USDA-ERS                                                       Woodward
         Lee A. Christensen, USDA-ERS                            Title: Applied Production Analyses
         Erik J. O’Donoghue, USDA-ERS                            Moderator: Fritz Roka, University of Florida
         Carmen Sandretto, USDA-ERS
                                                                 Economics of Replacing Endophyte-Infected with Endophyte -
               Wednesday 8:00a.m. – 9:45 a.m.                    Free Tall Fescue Pastures
                    Selected Papers 34                                   Mary Marchant, University of Kentucky
                         Gilcrease                                       Courtney Paige Murrell, University of Kentucky
                                                                         Jun Zhuang, University of Kentucky
Title: Cotton and Peanut Precision Agriculture
Moderator: Jeff Johnson, Texas Tech University


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Effects of Risk, Disease, and Nitrogen Source on Optimal
Nitrogen Fertilization Rates in Winter Wheat Production
         Jeremy T. Walters, University of Tennessee
         Roland Roberts, University of Tennessee
         James A. Larson, University of Tennessee
         Burton C. English, University of Tennessee
         Donald D. Howard, University of Tennessee

Have the Agricultural Public Investment Improved Rice
Productivity Through Land Usage Reallocation?: An Empirical
Study on Japanese Paddy-Field Rental Transactions
        Yoji Kunimitsu, National Institute for Rural Engineering -
        Japan
Determining the Break-Even Margin for Mechanical
Harvesting of Florida Citrus
        Fritz M. Roka, University of Florida




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