FARM PROGRAMS AND PESTICIDE DEMAND

A theoretical model with simulations is used to demonstrate that acreage diversions in the presence of asset fixities and input substitution can decrease pesticide use and could dominate price support effects. Significant negative effects of acreage diversions are found for soybean herbicide and cotton insecticide quality and quantity demand from an econometric model.


Issue Date:
Aug 04 1991
Publication Type:
Conference Paper/ Presentation
Record Identifier:
http://ageconsearch.umn.edu/record/271369
Language:
English
Total Pages:
16




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