Environmental Conservation in Agriculture : Land Retirement versus Changing Practices on Working Land

@inproceedings{Feng2004EnvironmentalCI,
  title={Environmental Conservation in Agriculture : Land Retirement versus Changing Practices on Working Land},
  author={Hongli Feng and Lyubov A. Kurkalova and Catherine L. Kling and Philip Walter Gassman},
  year={2004}
}
The study develops a conceptual framework for analyzing the allocation of conservation funds via selectively o ering incentive payments to farmers for enrolling in one of two mutually exclusive agricultural conservation programs: retiring land from production or changing farming practices on land that remains in production. We investigate how the existence of a prexed budget allocation between the programs a ects the amounts of environmental bene ts obtainable under alternative policy… CONTINUE READING
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