TITLE

The Impact of Pollution Controls on Livestock-Crop Producers

AUTHOR(S)
Schnitkey, Gary D.; Miranda, Mario J.
PUB. DATE
July 1993
SOURCE
Journal of Agricultural & Resource Economics;1993, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p25
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
A discrete-time, continuous-space model of a livestock-crop producer is used to examine the long-run effects of phosphorus runoff controls on optimal livestock production and manure application practices. Quantity restrictions and taxes on phosphorus application are shown to reduce livestock supply and impose greater costs on livestock-crop producers than on crop-only producers. Restrictions on manure application, without accompanying restrictions on commercial fertilizer application, will have only a limited effect on phosphorus runoff levels.
ACCESSION #
23871300

 

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