On-Farm costs of reducing environmental degradation under risk

  • David Letson U.S. Department of Agriculture
  • Parveen P. Setia U.S. Department of Agriculture
Keywords: agriculture, enviromental regulations, pesticides, soil conservation

Abstract

Farmers respond to environmental regulations by adjusting production practices so as to comply while minimizing their loss in expected income. Ultimately the cost of agro-environmental regulation is determined by farm-level adjustments. Our farm-level simulation framework assesses economic and environmental impacts of hypothetical pesticide restrictions in the context of continuing soil conservation efforts.

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Published
01-07-1994
How to Cite
LetsonD., & SetiaP. (1994). On-Farm costs of reducing environmental degradation under risk. Estudios Económicos, 9(2), 163-187. https://doi.org/10.24201/ee.v9i2.279
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