THE EFFECT OF FEEDGRAIN PROGRAM PARTICIPATION ON CHEMICAL USE

Economic incentives created by the commodity programs are hypothesized to cause program participants to apply agrichemicals at greater rates than nonparticipants. Corn producers who participate in the USDA feedgrain program are shown to apply nitrogen, herbicides, and insecticides at statistically greater rates than those who do not participate.


Issue Date:
1995-10
Publication Type:
Journal Article
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/31586
Published in:
Agricultural and Resource Economics Review, Volume 24, Number 2
Page range:
211-220
Total Pages:
10




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