A Damage Function to Evaluate Erosion Control Economics

@inproceedings{Walker1982ADF,
  title={A Damage Function to Evaluate Erosion Control Economics},
  author={David JF Walker},
  year={1982}
}
An erosion damage function is developed to measure on-site damage from agricultural soil loss. This method compares conventional farming and a conservation practice within a dynamic analysis treating conservation adoption year as a variable. Incremental damage from erosion, or marginal user cost, is evaluated annually and includes any cost to remedy plus lost future revenue from reduced yield. The damage function is applied to evaluate reduced tillage for wheat in the Idaho/Washington Palouse… CONTINUE READING

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