IMPACTS OF FARM POLICIES ON SOIL EROSION: A PROBLEM DEFINITION PAPER

Some farm programs. may encourage farmers to plant crops more likely to induce erosion without encouraging soil conservation practices. If that is true, the long-term productivity of the soil may be in jeopardy. This report examines the effects of agricultural programs dealing with foreign trade, price support and production adjustment, Federal crop insurance; dairy, and Farmers Home Administration loans on erosion and presents an agenda for empirical studies of the incentives.


Issue Date:
1985-01
Publication Type:
Report
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Record Identifier:
https://ageconsearch.umn.edu/record/277652
Language:
English
Total Pages:
39
Series Statement:
AGES841109




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