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Exploring Farm Business and Household Expenditure Patterns and Community Linkages
From: txtdoc | Date: 11/28/2009  | Views: 57

Farm operators are an integral part of some rural economies. The businesses they operate often hire seasonal and full-time employees and purchase... ...  more>>

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57 views language: English
Determinants of World Demand for U.S. Corn Seeds: The Role of Trade Costs
From: txtdoc | Date: 11/28/2009  | Views: 18

The United States is a large net exporter of corn seeds. Seed trade, including corn, has been expanding but its determinants are not well understood.  ...  more>>

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18 views language: English
A Spatial Analysis of Farm Payment Recipients Using the FSA 1614 Dataset
From: txtdoc | Date: 11/28/2009  | Views: 3

We report results from preliminary analysis of the recently constructed dataset from the Farm Service Agency, FSA 1614. FSA 1614 provides the... ...  more>>

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3 views language: English
Agricultural Productivity, Technological Change, and Deforestation: A Global Analysis
From: txtdoc | Date: 11/28/2009  | Views: 18

This study takes advantages of recent developments in measuring total factor productivity in output specific directions to examine the influence of... ...  more>>

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18 views language: English
Demographic and Management Factors Affecting the Perceived Benefit of Winter Cover Crops in the Southeast
From: txtdoc | Date: 11/28/2009  | Views: 22

The inclusion of cover crops in cropping systems brings both direct and indirect costs and benefits. Farmers will adopt and continue to utilize cover  ...  more>>

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22 views language: English
Household Food Purchase Patterns: The Case of Vegetables
From: txtdoc | Date: 11/28/2009  | Views: 3

A household’s purchase pattern for food can be described along three dimensions: how much food is bought, what types of food are bought, and how... ...  more>>

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3 views language: English
Demand for Organic and Conventional Fruits
From: txtdoc | Date: 11/28/2009  | Views: 198

We examine consumer demand for organic and conventional fruits by estimating a censored demand system, using Nielsen's Homescan data.... ...  more>>

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Health and Environmental Benefits of Reduced Pesticide Use in Uganda: An Experimental Economics Analysis
From: txtdoc | Date: 11/28/2009  | Views: 56

Two experimental procedures were employed to value both health and environmental benefits from reducing pesticide use in Uganda. The first... ...  more>>

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56 views language: English
Traits Affecting Household Marketing Decisions in Rural Kenya
From: txtdoc | Date: 11/28/2009  | Views: 83

While many contemporary development programs with regard to Sub-Saharan Africa’s pastoralists promote improved livestock marketing as a way out of... ...  more>>

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83 views language: English
Market Response to a Food Safety Shock: The 2006 Foodborne Illness Outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 Linked to Spinach
From: txtdoc | Date: 11/28/2009  | Views: 28

In 2006 FDA announced that consumers should not eat fresh spinach in the wake of a large foodborne illness outbreak of E. coli O157:H7. This paper... ...  more>>

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28 views language: English
The Profitability of Organic Soybean Production
From: txtdoc | Date: 11/28/2009  | Views: 104

Results from long-term experimental trials suggest that similar yields and lower costs are possible with organic compared to conventional soybeans,... ...  more>>

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104 views language: English
Estimating the Value of Retail Beef Product Brands and Other Attributes
From: txtdoc | Date: 11/28/2009  | Views: 197

This paper finds wide variation in brand premiums and discounts across types of branded beef cuts, ranging from -98 cents for a brand of ground beef... ...  more>>

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197 views language: English
Controlling Potato Supply and Price Volatility – Does It Work? Empirical Evidence from Idaho
From: txtdoc | Date: 11/20/2009  | Views: 69

Hypotheses: Effective implementation of the potato supply management program should lead to higher and less volatile fresh potato... ...  more>>

Tags: Evidence
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69 views language: English
Greatest Contributions to Our Profession by Agricultural and Resource Economists - Some Musings to Stir Discussion
From: txtdoc | Date: 11/20/2009  | Views: 29

The�possibilities�for�tackling�a�topic�this�broad�are�endless... ...  more>>

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29 views language: English
Greatest Contributions to Our Profession by Agricultural and Resource Economists
From: txtdoc | Date: 11/20/2009  | Views: 17

This assignment was a difficult one; there are so many worthy contributions. Since there are three of us on the panel, I decided to focus on... ...  more>>

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17 views language: English