Modeling Farmland Conversion with New GIS Data

This paper uses an analytical and econometric approach to analyze the farmland conversion process, including the effects of population growth, real estate markets, the · agricultural-urban edge, and farm returns. We use a unique county-level dataset on farmland conversion for California that tracks conversions between agricultural, urban and other land uses.


Issue Date:
Aug 05 2001
Publication Type:
Conference Paper/ Presentation
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Record Identifier:
https://ageconsearch.umn.edu/record/271494
Language:
English
Total Pages:
27




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