A bio-economic analysis is used in this research to investigate the economic returns in terms of gross and net annual income over time for upland farmers from adopting alternative soil management options.
Using grass-fed beef as a vehicle, this paper investigates the impacts of consumers’ nutrition knowledge on their willingness to pay by accommodating the endogeneity problem using instrumental variable approach.
This paper introduces a theory of nested insurance to evaluate the impact on of SURE on intensification, acreage and adoption. The results suggest that parameters of a government program like SURE may enhance the adoption and value of crop insurance to th
Within the context of CAP reform slated to begin in 2013, several Member States have already proposed a significant cutback in direct payments. This paper contends that such measures would have broad and harsh consequences for Hungarian agriculture.
This research compares practical preharvest and storage period basis forecasts for hard wheat, soft wheat, corn and soybeans to identify the optimal amount of historical information to include in moving average forecasts.
Options markets on agricultural commodities with maturities that exceed 13 months seldom trade. . Our hypothesis is that this market failure is due to the absence of an accurate option pricing model for commodities where mean reversion can be expected.