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- Emerging issues in the allocation of public agricultural research funds. Frisvold, George B. // American Journal of Agricultural Economics;Aug91, Vol. 73 Issue 3, p876
Examines the policy issues that affect the economic analysis of the agricultural research system in the United States. Basic versus applied research; Public and private competition; Product versus process research.
- Technology policy and agriculture: Discussion. Reilly, John; Conway, Roger // American Journal of Agricultural Economics;Aug91, Vol. 73 Issue 3, p989
Focuses on the various forces which affects agricultural research and development in the United States. Issue of technology flows among countries; Decrease of private sector inventiveness; Decline in overall national competitiveness.
- Technology policy and agriculture: Discussion. Oehmke, James F. // American Journal of Agricultural Economics;Aug91, Vol. 73 Issue 3, p903
Comments on the need for agricultural research papers to focus on empirical regularities which are not explained adequately by existing models of technology generation and transfer in the United States. Need to develop detailed models which yield testable implications; Potential public-sector...
- Changing consumers' poor image of agriculture is alliance's new goal. Griekspoor, P. J. // Kansas Farmer (0022-8583);Sep2011, Vol. 149 Issue 9, p12
The article reports that the U.S. Farm and Ranch Alliances aims to change the negative image of American agriculture through media outreach to bring balance and accuracy on stories related to agriculture.
- Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research. Greene, Lindsey A. // Environmental Health Perspectives;Nov2000, Vol. 108 Issue 11, pA499
Focuses on the progress of agricultural research projects by the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research. Success of the group in supporting projects that increase agricultural productivity in developing countries; Information resources on agricultural research offered by the...
- The effects of imperfect competition on the size and distribution of research benefits. Alston, Julian M.; Sexton, Richard J.; Zhang, Mingxia // American Journal of Agricultural Economics;Nov97, Vol. 79 Issue 4, p1252
Looks at the benefits of agricultural research. What is assumed from studies on these benefits; Indication that size and distribution of research benefits are affected by limited literature; Details on a framework which was used under oligopoly and oligopsony conditions to measure research...
- The leader of agriculture in the NWT. // Hub (Hay River, NT);10/2/2013, Vol. 41 Issue 32, p4
The article reflects on the work done by Jackie Milne, a sustainable agriculture proponent in Hay River, Northwest Territories, for the welfare of Hay River and its residents and mentions that she is focused on spreading her knowledge and the benefits of gardening and agriculture in the area.
- Eternal Life. Mankiller, Wilma // Oklahoma Today;Mar/Apr2010, Vol. 60 Issue 2, p80
In the article, the author discusses the way of life of the people in Stilwell, Oklahoma. She cites the coming of the spring season in the town as a sign of the planting season. She recalls that during her childhood, the common practice are planting and cultivating a garden, as well as canning...
- New cattle vaccine. Gathaara, J.H. // African Business;Feb99, Issue 240, p39
Reports the cattle vaccine developed by the Kenya Agricultural Research Institute (KARI) in Nairobi to combat the East Coast Fever disease. Economic cost of the disease to the farmers; How KARI developed the vaccine.