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.
To explain the large differences in labor productivity across U.S. states we es-
timate two ... worker in the most productive state was two thirds larger than in the
Each year U.S. farmers receive more subsidies than needy families receive ...
may not hold due to less than perfect competition in the farmland rental market; ...
et al., 1999; Lamb and Henderson, 2004), or the proportion of land value .... crop
k on farm i qualifying for a subsidy, called base acres, that participate in the ...
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.
Sep 18, 2014 ... The expansion of row crop agriculture in the US is a major threat to grassland ...
Acreage responseAgricultural commoditiesBioenergyGrassland birds ... to
disturbance in more diverse ecosystems (Balvanera et al. 2006). .... models to
quantify the impacts of land-use change (Mouysset et al. ...... (\(-\)0.015).
all large U.S. cities have seen significant increases in real residential land prices.
... volatility — is likely to be determined even more by the course of land prices
than .... The data we bring to bear on these issues is similar to that of Glaeser et
al. ..... about 15 percent, multiple-story structures cost less per square foot to ...
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 ...
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.
Dec 11, 2006 ... John I. Carruthers, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, ... with
land absorption, measured as acres per person (employee). .... Hunt 1989; Cragg
and Kahn 1997, 1999; McGranahan 1999; Clark et al. ..... patterns are expected
to become less compact, or more sprawl-like in coming years.
Sep 9, 2016 ... A key message of the 2014 US 3rd National Climate Assessment report is that
climate ... The conservationist identity is more likely to put in place adaptive ...
The productivist identity is less likely to implement grass buffers for long ...
Emerging work on farmer identities (McGuire et al., 2012, McGuire et al., ....