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The decision to replant a fire blight-susceptible apple orchard is analyzed. Embedding the problem into an equilibrium framework facilitates the welfare analysis of chan [...]
1999 | Conference Paper/ Presentation |
Antibiotics are used in fruit production to control fire blight, a bacterial disease of fruit trees that causes yield losses and eventually tree death. Fearing the devel [...]
2001-12 | Journal Article |
An econometric model of U.S. apple supply and demand is estimated using annual data for 1971-1997. Supply is arranged into four geographical regions, the Northwest, the [...]
1999 | Working or Discussion Paper |
A four-region econometric model of U.S. apple production and consumption is developed. Technical progress has benefited growers in the Northwest the most, but prices the [...]
1999 | Conference Paper/ Presentation |
Comparative advantage motivates large trade flows in feeder animals throughout the world. Trade creates externalities when animal diseases can spread beyond the purchas [...]
2004 | Working or Discussion Paper |
Economic assessments of pesticide regulations typically focus on producer impacts and generally ignore possible changes in product demand. These changes may be nonnegligi [...]
1998-12 | Journal Article |
If agricultural output results from non-separable multiproduct technologies, environmental regulation can change the set of possible output combinations. This will be im [...]
2001-04 | Journal Article |
Public health experts are concerned about the diminishing efficacy of antibiotics. Some have called for a ban on growth-promoting antibiotics in animal agriculture. Thi [...]
2003-12 | Journal Article |
Antibiotics have been used by pig producers for several decades, and are now used routinely. This study documents the current productivity and economic impacts of the use [...]
2005 | Journal Article |
Production risk from live weight variation of market pigs has become a more important concern in U.S. swine production. Packers are concerned about the variation in carca [...]
2003 | Conference Paper/ Presentation |