OFF-FARM WORK AND THE ADOPTION OF HERBICIDE-TOLERANT SOYBEANS

Adoption of herbicide-tolerant (HT) soybeans is proceeding rapidly despite little difference between the net returns to HT versus conventional soybeans. Using a multivariate probit model, we analyze the interaction of off-farm work and adoption and test if farmers adopt HT soybeans because its simplicity and flexibility frees management time.


Issue Date:
2003
Publication Type:
Conference Paper/ Presentation
Record Identifier:
http://ageconsearch.umn.edu/record/35133
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/35133
Total Pages:
16
Series Statement:
Selected Paper




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