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Title Evaluating natural resource use in agriculture / edited by Thyrele Robertson, Burton C. English, and Robert R. Alexander.
Imprint Ames, IA : Iowa State University Press, 1998.
Edition 1st ed.

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Subject Agricultural resources -- Congresses.
Agricultural resources -- Government policy -- Congresses.
Agriculture -- Environmental aspects -- Congresses.
Agricultural resources -- United States -- Congresses.
Agricultural resources -- Government policy -- United States -- Congresses.
Agriculture -- Environmental aspects -- United States -- Congresses.
Alt Name Robertson, Thyrele.
English, Burton C.
Alexander, Robert R.
Atlantic Economic Society.
Description 1 online resource (xxi, 397 pages) : illustrations
Edition 1st ed.
Note Papers prepared for special sessions at the Atlantic Economic Society's thirtieth international conference held in Williamsburg, Va., October 11-14, 1990.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Section 1: Evaluating our nation's natural resources ; Chapter 1. Models used in the 1985 RCA appraisal with emphasis on the agricultural resource interregional modelling system ; Chapter 2. Multiple goal programming applications in natural resource policy analysis ; Chapter 3. A historical perspective and recent examples of low input sustainable agriculture systems ; Chapter 4. Toward a sustainable agricultural policy ; Chapter 5. An analytical framework for multiple attribute comparisons of pesticide risks and benefits: The case of the corn rootworm insecticides ; Chapter 6. Using the POLYSYS modeling framework to evaluate environmental impacts in agriculture -- Section 2: Developing an understanding of the agricultural system through process models ; Chapter 7. Estimating erosion, productivity, and environmental impacts at a micro level ; Chapter 8. Estimating the impacts of alternative management practices on rangeland production and ecology using the SPUR model -- Section 3: Evaluating the impacts of alternative environmental policies on the agricultural system ; Chapter 9. Estimating costs of sediment damage with national-level models ; Chapter 10. Modeling of farm production and conservation decisions: The analysis of alternative resource and environmental policies ; Chapter 11. Off-site costs of soil erosion, property rights, and conservation policy -- Section 4: Moving beyond the agricultural sector ; Chapter 12. Agricultural policy evaluations using IMPLAN ; Chapter 13. Applying input-output models to natural resource problems ; Chapter 14. Linking sector and resource allocation models for agricultural and environmental policy analysis -- Section 5: Modeling towards the year 2000 ; Chapter 15. Establishing a consistent national base for assessing natural resource issues ; Chapter 16. Natural resource accounting models of soil erosion in developing countries ; Chapter 17. Issues, indicators, and baselines: The benefits and hazards of using a natural resource accounting system in the RCA analytical process -- Discussion.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 0585210810 (electronic bk.)
9780585210810 (electronic bk.)
0813829585
OCLC # 44955648
Additional Format Print version: Evaluating natural resource use in agriculture. 1st ed. Ames, IA : Iowa State University Press, 1998 0813829585 (DLC) 97028592 (OCoLC)37353778
Table of Contents
 Preface 
 Acknowledgments 
Sect. 1Evaluating Our Nation's Natural Resources 
 Ch. 1Models Used in the 1985 RCA Appraisal with Emphasis on the Agricultural Resource Interregional Modelling System / Burton C. English3
 Discussion / Earl R. Swanson30
 Ch. 2Multiple Goal Programming Applications in Natural Resource Policy Analysis / Jay Dee Atwood, P. G. Lakshminarayan, Vincent A. Sposito33
 Ch. 3A Historical Perspective and Recent Examples of Low Input Sustainable Agriculture Systems / Thyrele Robertson, Alfred J. Parks, Burton C. English57
 Ch. 4Toward a Sustainable Agricultural Policy - Evolution in the Conservation Titles of the 1985, 1990, and 1996 Farm Bills / Liu-Hsiung Chuang, Emma Corcoran, Anne Henderson85
 Ch. 5An Analytical Framework for Multiple Attribute Comparisons of Pesticide Risks and Benefits: The Case of the Corn Rootworm Insecticides / Andrew Manale, P. W. Gassman115
 Ch. 6Using the POLYSYS Modeling Framework to Evaluate Environmental Impacts in Agriculture / Daniel G. De La Torre Ugarte, Daryll E. Ray, Kelly H. Tiller151
Sect. 2Developing an Understanding of the Agricultural System through Process Models 
 Ch. 7Estimating Erosion, Productivity, and Environmental Impacts at a Micro Level / Paul T. Dyke, C. Allan Jones, Jimmy R. Williams, Jr.175
 Ch. 8Estimating the Impacts of Alternative Management Practices on Rangeland Production and Ecology Using the SPUR Model / Thomas L. Thurow, Deirdre H. Carlson, Rodney K. Heitschmidt189
Sect. 3Evaluating the Impacts of Alternative Environmental Policies on the Agricultural System 
 Ch. 9Estimating Costs of Sediment Damage with National-Level Models / Robert R. Alexander, Burton C. English203
 Ch. 10Modeling of Farm Production and Conservation Decisions: The Analysis of Alternative Resource and Environmental Policies / John R. Ellis, David W. Hughes, Walter R. Butcher217
 Ch. 11Off-Site Costs of Soil Erosion, Property Rights, and Conservation Policy: Some Ohio Evidence and Implications for Policy / Fred Hitzhusen245
Sect. 4Moving beyond the Agricultural Sector 
 Ch. 12Agricultural Policy Evaluations Using IMPLAN / L. Eric Siverts, Gregory S. Alward, Wilbur R. Maki261
 Discussion / Gerald Schluter294
 Ch. 13Applying Input-Output Models to Natural Resource Problems: The Conservation Reserve Program / G. Andrew Bernat, Jr., Thomas G. Johnson297
 Ch. 14Linking Sector and Resource Allocation Models for Agricultural and Environmental Policy Analysis / Michael R. Dicks319
Sect. 5Modeling towards the Year 2000 
 Ch. 15Establishing A Consistent National Base for Assessing Natural Resource Issues / J. Jeffery Goebel, Tommy A. George335
 Ch. 16Natural Resource Accounting Models of Soil Erosion in Developing Countries / William B. Magrath357
 Discussion / Douglas J. Lawrence374
 Ch. 17Issues, Indicators, and Baselines: The Benefits and Hazards of Using a Natural Resource Accounting System in the RCA Analytical Process / Richard Cabe, Stanley R. Johnson, Jason F. Shogren377
 Discussion / Douglas J. Lawrence397


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