ECONOMIC RETURNS TO THE BOLL WEEVIL ERADICATION PROGRAM

The economic viability of the Boll Weevil Eradication program in Alabama, Florida, and Georgia is assessed based on a five-year survey of producers. Results indicate the program increases yield 100 pounds per acre. This implies a 19 percent internal rate of return for producers over a ten year period.


Issue Date:
1993-12
Publication Type:
Journal Article
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/15043
Published in:
Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics, Volume 25, Number 2
Page range:
46-55
Total Pages:
10




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