Modeling Conjunctive Use Operations and Farm Decisions with Two-Stage Stochastic Quadratic Programming

  title={Modeling Conjunctive Use Operations and Farm Decisions with Two-Stage Stochastic Quadratic Programming},
  author={Guilherme Fernandes Marques and Jay R. Lund and Richard E. Howitt},
  journal={Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management},
This paper applies two-stage stochastic quadratic programming to optimize conjunctive use operations of groundwater pump- ing and artificial recharge with farmer's expected revenue and cropping decisions. The two-stage programming approach allows modeling of water and permanent crop production decisions, with recourse for uncertain conditions of hydrology, annual crops, and irrigation technology decisions. Results indicate potential gains in expected net benefits and reduction in income… 

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