THE VALUE OF EL NINO FORECAST METHODS FOR THE U.S. WINTER WHEAT PRODUCERS, DO THEY DIFFER?

The value of improved climate forecasts to winter wheat producers is estimated. Two El Niño/Southern Oscillation based forecasting methods are compared. In most regions, a five phase approach is more valuable than the more commonly used three phase approach. Economic value and distributional aspects have implications for producers, policy makers, and meteorologists.


Issue Date:
1998
Publication Type:
Conference Paper/ Presentation
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/20906
Total Pages:
13
Series Statement:
Selected Paper




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