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|Title: ||Off-Farm Employment Effects on Adoption of Nutrient Management Practices|
|Authors: ||Gedikoglu, Haluk|
McCann, Laura M.J.
Artz, Georgeanne M.
|Authors (Email): ||Gedikoglu, Haluk (GedikogluH@lincolnu.edu)|
|Issue Date: ||2011-08|
|Abstract: ||Off-farm income as a share of total farm household income has been increasing. Previous studies found inconsistent results regarding the impact of off-farm income on adoption of conservation practices. We test the hypothesis that off-farm employment has a positive impact on adoption of capital incentive practices and a negative impact on adoption of labor-intensive practices. The results confirm that adoption of injecting manure into the soil, a capital intensive
practice, is positively and significantly impacted by off-farm employment of the
operator. However, off-farm employment variables had no effect on adoption of record
|Institution/Association: ||Agricultural and Resource Economics Review> Volume 40, Number 2, August 2011|
|Total Pages: ||14|
|From Page: ||293|
|To Page: ||306|
|Collections:||Volume 40, Number 2, August 2011|
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