General Cropland Retirement: Retiring Low-Net-Return Acreage V8. Retiring High-Cost Production

The probable outcome of a general cropland retirement program based on retiring land having the lowest net return per acre is compared with the probable outcome of a program based on retiring land having the highest unit production costs. Estimates are made of (1) location of the retired cropland, (2) cost to the Government, and (3) impact on production potential after retiring different amounts of cropland nationally with the two programs.


Issue Date:
1970-10
Publication Type:
Journal Article
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/146888
Published in:
Agricultural Economics Research, Volume 22, Number 4
Page range:
89-95
Total Pages:
7




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