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The Impact of Access to Rail Transportation on Agricultural ...


During the 1850s, land in U.S. farms increased by more than a third—100 million ... somewhat less than one-eighth of the land area of the country at that time. ... to farmers and, by 1850, the Census reported over 293 million acres of land in farms, ... widely recognized (Primack 1962; Primack 1977; Atack, Bateman et al.

Ciccone and Hall, AER, 1996 - Brown University


Jan 7, 2014 ... To explain the large differences in labor productivity across U.S. ... worker in the most productive state was two ... to be the labor, capital, and land present in a .... c, DS be employment per acre in state s, and D ...... capital are in line with Teresa Garcia-Mila et al. (1994). B. State versus Distribution Effects.

Adaptive Behavior of U.S. Farms to Climate and Risk - AgEcon Search

ageconsearch.umn.edu/bitstream/205787/2/2015 AAEA meeting, Adaptive behavior of U.S.farms to climate and risk.pdf

acreage by 1.0% and 1.6%, 4) soybean acreage is more sensitive to summer drought, and 5) ... The region also produces roughly 64% of U.S. corn and ... grow higher value, riskier crops that are less well-suited for their land and ... deveer and Deal, 2004; Walter et al, 2013).3 Wu (1999) analyzes the effects of corn crop.

Enduring Impacts of Land Retirement Policies - PubAg - US ...


Reserve Program (CRP), the largest U.S. conser- ... over 1995-1997 and predict that 42/ of CRP acres ... viewing (Ribaudo et al. ... with trees appeared less likely to be returned ... Most land exiting CRP and not returned to crops remained in pasture, range, or forests— ...... observed total of 2,237.9 thousand acres (62.6V).

Chapter Title: Producer Dynamics in Agriculture - National Bureau of ...


U.S. Department of Agriculture [USDA] farm household surveys, initiated ... cording to the most recent Census of Agriculture (2002), there were about .... since approximately half of the 2 billion acres of U.S. land is in some type .... over time, not to mention transitory output variations (Stanton et al. ...... Lambson, V. 1991.

(PDF) , 29 pages - Documents & Reports - World Bank


Do overlapping land rights reduce agricultural investment? Evidence from ... about and, if yes, what measures will be most effective in confronting it. ... overlapping property rights enables us to assess whether, and if yes to what extent, such laws have .... tenants' ability to make investments, remains limited ( Deininger et al.

Rural Water Use in an Urbanizing Environment - Idaho Department ...


Jul 8, 2010 ... Benefit of A&B Irrigation District, et al., Idaho Department of. Water Resources at 55 ... Schodde v. Twin Falls Land & Water Co., 224 U.S. 107.

Implications for Policy Design - Harvard Forest


One-third of the forestland in the U.S. is owned by 10.4 million family forest owners. Their collective ... However, to date, less than 6% of the family forest owners ... We found that family forest owners with larger land holdings were more likely ..... participate in programs with a focus on harvesting (McDonald et al.,. 2006 .....

Private Landowners, Voluntary Conservation Programs, and ...


Mar 29, 2016 ... In a review of 60 U.S. incentive programs across 29 states, Noah ... adoption of specific conservation actions (Koontz 2001; Farmer et al. ... tax reductions that assessed land values at $1/acre (State of Indiana .... management strategies than younger landowners (P = 0.015). ... Education: less than HS (vs.

From the Cover: PNAS Plus: Soybean susceptibility to manufactured ...


Aug 20, 2012 ... See "Reply to Lombi et al. ... Given that half of US biosolids are disposed to land ( 8), biosolids with ... As of 2009, there were 77.5 million US acres planted with soybean, ... Low nano-CeO2 concentrations exerted the most impact on leaf ... plant growth was reduced in the low nano-CeO2 treatment, and less ....

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The Distribution of Urban Land Values: Evidence ... - David Albouy


Dec 1, 2013 ... analyses of land values across the United States using transaction data. ... smaller group of MSAs over a longer timespan, as in Nicols et al. ... away from the center of their respective MSA,5 leaving us with 68,757 observed land sales. ... with a lot size less than an eighth of an acre or more than 320 acres ...

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Daowei ZhangT, Rao V. Nagubadi. School of ... forest type in eight southern states in the U.S. between 1992 and 1997. ... Lubowski et al., 2003) have dealt with modeling land ... forestland producing or capable of producing more than 20 ft3/acre/ ..... agricultural land use and less timberland use relative ..... 0.0207 ( 0.015).

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probable in lowland counties where climate impacts farmland value less. Keywords: farmland ... by Garfin et al. (2013) highlights how the Southwestern U.S. is likely to be ... allocate their land to the most rewarding use. In spite of its ... scale (a spatial resolution of 35-50km while GCMs used in Schlenker et al. (2006 ) have a ...