Commodity Programs and the Internalization of Erosion Costs: Do They Affect Crop Rotation Decisions?

Using stochastic dominance, this paper investigates the impact of commodity programs and internalization of erosion costs on crop rotation decisions. Commodity programs are found to shift decisions towards more erosive rotations. Internalization of erosion costs affect rotation decisions under historical market conditions but not under conditions of commodity program participation.


Issue Date:
Aug 05 1990
Publication Type:
Conference Paper/ Presentation
Record Identifier:
http://ageconsearch.umn.edu/record/270730
Language:
English
Total Pages:
17




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