AGRICULTURAL CONSERVATION POLICY AT A CROSSROADS

U.S. agricultural conservation policy has focused on a range of potential policy instruments centered on voluntary approaches tied into Depression-era commodity programs. Entering the twenty-first century, conservation policy is at a crossroads between more coercive regulatory policies, more costly voluntary programs, and more facilitative market-oriented policies. What are the pitfalls, advantages, disadvantages, and tradeoffs along these paths?


Issue Date:
1998-04
Publication Type:
Journal Article
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/31511
Published in:
Agricultural and Resource Economics Review, Volume 27, Number 1
Page range:
95-107
Total Pages:
13




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