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|Title: ||Modeling Pine as a Carbon-Sequestering Crop in Arkansas|
|Authors: ||Smith, S. Aaron|
Popp, Michael P.
Nalley, Lawton Lanier
Brye, Kristofor R.
|Authors (Email): ||Popp, Michael P. (firstname.lastname@example.org)|
|Keywords: ||carbon offsets|
|Issue Date: ||2012-08|
|Abstract: ||This study estimates the impact of carbon offset payments on land use choices, net producer returns, and carbon sequestration. Loblolly pine is added to traditional cropping choices as a designated carbon-sequestering crop. With a carbon offset price of $15 per ton, pine enters land use on 10 percent of pasture acres. At $30, loblolly pine significantly increases in acreage in areas traditionally planted in row crops. The analysis suggests that the addition of pine as a carbon-sequestering crop can affect land use, add to producer returns, and sequester additional carbon relative to producer choice sets that exclude pine.|
|Institution/Association: ||Agricultural and Resource Economics Review> Volume 41, Number 2, August 2012|
|Total Pages: ||15|
|From Page: ||232|
|To Page: ||246|
|Collections:||Volume 41, Number 2, August 2012|
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