AGRICULTURAL LAND USE CHOICE: A DISCRETE CHOICE APPROACH

A discrete choice model and site-specific data are used to analyze land use choices between crop production and pasture in the Corn Belt. The results show that conversion probabilities depend on relative returns, land quality, and government policy. In general it is found that landowners are less inclined to remove land from crop production than to convert land to crop production.


Issue Date:
1999-04
Publication Type:
Journal Article
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/31490
Published in:
Agricultural and Resource Economics Review, Volume 28, Number 1
Page range:
26-36
Total Pages:
11




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