Are Large Farms More or Less Environmentally Friendly?

Adoption rates of nutrient and pesticide best management practices are investigated across farm types. Using a survey or corn and grain sorghum producers from Kansas, larger family farms are more likely to adopt best management practices aimed at reducing nitrate and pesticide runoff than smaller producers. Managers' perspectives about water quality and environmental stewardship do not differ significantly across farm types.


Issue Date:
2005
Publication Type:
Journal Article
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/190706
Published in:
Journal of the ASFMRA (American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers), 2005
Page range:
8-16
Total Pages:
9




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