Joleen C. Hadrich

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This study investigates the determinants and characteristics of women's income in Mali. Malian men and women do not entirely pool their incomes within the household, and women's income is particularly important in influencing child health and nutritional outcomes. The study estimates two different models: an income determinants model and a model that(More)
Variations in milk and feed prices directly affect dairy farm risk management decisions. This research used data from the 2010 US Department of Agriculture-Agricultural Resource Management Surveys phase III dairy survey to examine how risk management tools affected revenues and expenses across US dairy farms. The survey was sent to 26 states and collected(More)
A spreadsheet‐based manure transport and land application decision tool, MANURE$HAUL, was developed to provide farmers, custom applicators, and others involved with manure management a manure cost and labor calculator for liquid manure systems using top‐loading tank spreaders and nurse tanks. The manure hauling capacity was a function of the machinery set(More)
In the first chapter an Input-Output model was used to estimate the economic contribution of the combined dairy industry to the local Colorado economy. Due to the substantial increase in the dairy industry over the last decade, there was need to quantify the economic role of dairy industry, from dairy producers to dairy processers, and measure the linkages(More)
Oil and gas production using hydraulic fracturing has rapidly spread across the US and moved into suburban and urban neighborhoods. Proximity to residential areas has generated significant concerns by homeowners about water pollution, air pollution, aesthetics, and hence property values. However, the increase in drilling activity has generated sizable gains(More)
This research investigates the impact of wildlife conservation policies on the welfare of communities living in Zambian Game Management Areas (GMAs). The study first uses simple OLS to measure the overall effect that living in a GMA has on household welfare. Findings indicate that households living in prime GMAs enjoy 17% higher incomes than those living in(More)
  • Hunter H. Nielson, HUNTER H. NIELSON, +5 authors Ana Fernandez
  • 2009
This study investigates the relationship between cassava production and maize marketing for smallholder farming households in Zambia and Mozambique. Three different econometric models are estimated for two years of data each in Zambia and Mozambique to explore the relationship between cassava hectares and kilograms of maize sold. It is hypothesized that(More)
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