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Working Papers

2018

  1. U.S. Rice Production in the New Millennium: Changes in Structure, Practices, and Costs
    Economic Information Bulletin, United States Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service Downloads

2016

  1. Corn and Soybean Production Costs and Export Competitiveness in Argentina, Brazil, and the United States
    Economic Information Bulletin, United States Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service Downloads View citations (8)

2015

  1. Economics of Antibiotic Use in U.S. Livestock Production
    Economic Research Report, United States Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Rice Seed Choices, Adoption, and Practices
    2015 AAEA & WAEA Joint Annual Meeting, July 26-28, San Francisco, California, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Downloads
  3. The Profit Potential of Certified Organic Field Crop Production
    Economic Research Report, United States Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service Downloads View citations (14)

2013

  1. The Structure and Profitability of Organic Field Corn Production
    2013 Annual Meeting, August 4-6, 2013, Washington, D.C., Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Downloads
  2. U.S. Hog Production From 1992 to 2009: Technology, Restructuring, and Productivity Growth
    Economic Research Report, United States Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service Downloads View citations (2)

2012

  1. Sub-therapeutic Antibiotics and the Efficiency of U.S. Hog Farms
    2012 Annual Meeting, August 12-14, 2012, Seattle, Washington, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Downloads
    See also Journal Article in American Journal of Agricultural Economics (2014)
  2. The Structure and Profitability of Organic Field Crop Production: The Case of Wheat
    2012 Annual Meeting, August 12-14, 2012, Seattle, Washington, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Downloads View citations (1)

2011

  1. Impacts of Higher Energy Prices on Agriculture and Rural Economies
    Economic Research Report, United States Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service Downloads View citations (13)
  2. Policy Reform in the Tobacco Industry: Producers Adapt to a Changing Market
    Economic Information Bulletin, United States Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service Downloads View citations (1)
  3. Sub-therapeutic Antibiotics and Impacts on U.S. Hog Farms
    2011 Annual Meeting, July 24-26, 2011, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Downloads
  4. The Diverse Structure and Organization of U.S. Beef Cow-Calf Farms
    Economic Information Bulletin, United States Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service Downloads View citations (18)
  5. Trends and Developments in Hog Manure Management: 1998-2009
    Economic Information Bulletin, United States Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service Downloads

2010

  1. Beef Cow-Calf Producer Participation in the National Animal Identification System
    2010 Annual Meeting, July 25-27, 2010, Denver, Colorado, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Downloads

2009

  1. Changes in Manure Management in the Hog Sector: 1998-2004
    Economic Information Bulletin, United States Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service Downloads
  2. Characteristics, Costs, and Issues for Organic Dairy Farming
    Economic Research Report, United States Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service Downloads View citations (8)
  3. Emerging Issues in the U.S. Organic Industry
    Economic Information Bulletin, United States Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service Downloads View citations (15)
  4. The Extent and Characteristics of Manure Use on U.S. Cropland under Rate Restrictions
    2009 Annual Meeting, July 26-28, 2009, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Downloads View citations (2)
  5. The Transformation of U.S. Livestock Agriculture: Scale, Efficiency, and Risks
    Economic Information Bulletin, United States Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service Downloads View citations (19)

2008

  1. Changes in Manure Management in the Hog Sector
    2008 Annual Meeting, July 27-29, 2008, Orlando, Florida, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association) Downloads View citations (1)
  2. The Profitability of Organic Soybean Production
    2008 Annual Meeting, July 27-29, 2008, Orlando, Florida, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association) Downloads View citations (17)

2007

  1. A Comparison of Conventional and Organic Milk Production Systems in the U.S
    2007 Annual Meeting, July 29-August 1, 2007, Portland, Oregon, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association) Downloads View citations (5)
  2. Characteristics and Production Costs of U.S. Hog Farms, 2004
    Economic Information Bulletin, United States Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service Downloads View citations (1)
  3. PRODUCTION CONTRACTS AND FARM PRODUCTIVITY: EXAMINING THE LINK USING INSTRUMENTAL VARIABLES
    2007 Annual Meeting, July 29-August 1, 2007, Portland, Oregon, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association) Downloads
  4. Profits, Costs, and the Changing Structure of Dairy Farming
    Economic Research Report, United States Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service Downloads View citations (31)
  5. The Changing Economics of U.S. Hog Production
    Economic Research Report, United States Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service Downloads View citations (21)

2006

  1. Decomposition of Total Factor Productivity Change in the U.S. Hog Industry, 1992-2004
    2006 Annual meeting, July 23-26, Long Beach, CA, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association) Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Sub-therapeutic Antibiotics and Productivity in U.S. Hog Production
    2006 Annual meeting, July 23-26, Long Beach, CA, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association) Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in Review of Agricultural Economics (2008)

2004

  1. APPROACHES TO MANAGEMENT AND FARM BUSINESS SUCCESS
    2004 Annual meeting, August 1-4, Denver, CO, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association) Downloads View citations (1)
  2. CORN PRODUCERS´ RESPONSE TO THE 2001 NITROGEN FERTILIZER PRICE INCREASE
    2004 Annual meeting, August 1-4, Denver, CO, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association) Downloads View citations (1)
  3. The Conservation Reserve Program: Economic Implications for Rural America
    Agricultural Economic Reports, United States Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service Downloads View citations (48)

2003

  1. ECONOMIC AND STRUCTURAL RELATIONSHIPS IN U.S. HOG PRODUCTION
    Agricultural Economic Reports, United States Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service Downloads View citations (31)
  2. IMPLICATIONS OF REMOTE SENSING IMAGERY AND CROP ROTATION FOR NITROGEN MANAGEMENT IN SUGAR BEET PRODUCTION
    2003 Annual meeting, July 27-30, Montreal, Canada, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association) Downloads View citations (1)

2002

  1. ADOPTION OF BIOENGINEERED CROPS
    Agricultural Economic Reports, United States Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service Downloads View citations (70)
  2. PRODUCTION AND FINANCIAL IMPACTS OF THE ADOPTION OF BOVINE SOMATOTROPIN ON U.S. DAIRY FARMS
    2002 Annual meeting, July 28-31, Long Beach, CA, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association) Downloads
  3. THE AGRICULTURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT SURVEY AND THE USDA COSTS AND RETURNS ESTIMATION PROGRAM
    2002 Annual meeting, July 28-31, Long Beach, CA, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association) Downloads

2001

  1. DECOMPOSING THE SIZE EFFECT ON THE ADOPTION OF INNOVATIONS: AGROBIOTECHNOLOGY AND PRECISION FARMING
    2001 Annual meeting, August 5-8, Chicago, IL, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association) Downloads View citations (25)
  2. DOES CONTRACTING RAISE FARM PRODUCTIVITY? THE IMPACT OF PRODUCTION CONTRACTS ON HOG FARM PERFORMANCE
    2001 Annual meeting, August 5-8, Chicago, IL, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association) Downloads View citations (4)
  3. ECONOMIC ISSUES IN AGRICULTURAL BIOTECHNOLOGY
    Agricultural Information Bulletins, United States Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service Downloads View citations (23)
  4. FACTORS AFFECTING CONTRACTOR AND GROWER SUCCESS IN HOG CONTRACTING
    2001 Annual meeting, August 5-8, Chicago, IL, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association) Downloads View citations (1)
  5. INFORMATION AND THE ADOPTION OF PRECISION FARMING
    2001 Annual meeting, August 5-8, Chicago, IL, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association) Downloads View citations (1)

2000

  1. GENETICALLY ENGINEERED CROPS FOR PEST MANAGEMENT IN U.S. AGRICULTURE
    Agricultural Economic Reports, United States Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service Downloads View citations (26)
  2. SURVEY EVIDENCE ON PRODUCER USE AND COSTS OF GENETICALLY MODIFIED SEED
    Transitions in Agbiotech: Economics of Strategy and Policy, June 24-25, 1999, Washington, D.C., Regional Research Project NE-165 Private Strategies, Public Policies, and Food System Performance Downloads View citations (12)
    See also Journal Article in Agribusiness (2000)

1997

  1. Change in U.S. Livestock Production, 1969-92
    Agricultural Economic Reports, United States Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service Downloads View citations (1)

1994

  1. Corn: State-Level Production Costs, Characteristics, and Input Use, 1991
    Statistical Bulletin, United States Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service Downloads
  2. Soybeans: State-Level Produciton Costs, Characteristics, and Input Use, 1990
    Statistical Bulletin, United States Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service Downloads

1991

  1. Representative U.S. Corn Farms, 1987
    Statistical Bulletin, United States Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service Downloads

1990

  1. Barley: State-Level Costs of Production, 1986-88
    Staff Reports, United States Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service Downloads

Undated

  1. The Outlook for Organic Agriculture
    Agricultural Outlook Forum 2018, United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Outlook Forum Downloads View citations (1)

Journal Articles

2020

  1. U.S. Rice Production Changed Significantly in the New Millennium, but Remained Profitable
    Amber Waves:The Economics of Food, Farming, Natural Resources, and Rural America, 2020, May 2020 Downloads

2016

  1. Production, Transportation, and Policy Factors Determine U.S. Export Competitiveness in World Corn and Soybean Markets
    Amber Waves:The Economics of Food, Farming, Natural Resources, and Rural America, 2016, (06), 1 Downloads

2015

  1. Consumer Demand for Organiz Milk Continues to Expand-Can the U.S. Dairy Sector Catch Up?
    Choices: The Magazine of Food, Farm, and Resource Issues, 2015, 30, (1), 6 Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Despite Profit Potential, Organic Field Crop Acreage Remains Low
    Amber Waves:The Economics of Food, Farming, Natural Resources, and Rural America, 2015, (10), 1 Downloads View citations (3)

2014

  1. Antibiotics Used For Growth Promotion Have a Small Positive Effect on Hog Farm Productivity
    Amber Waves:The Economics of Food, Farming, Natural Resources, and Rural America, 2014, (06), 1 Downloads
  2. Higher Corn Returns Changes Corn Farm Dynamics
    Amber Waves:The Economics of Food, Farming, Natural Resources, and Rural America, 2014, (10), 1 Downloads
  3. Productivity Growth Slows for Specialized Hog Finishing Operations
    Amber Waves:The Economics of Food, Farming, Natural Resources, and Rural America, 2014, (01), 1 Downloads
  4. Sub-therapeutic Antibiotics and the Efficiency of U.S. Hog Farms
    American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2014, 96, (3), 831-850 Downloads View citations (9)
    See also Working Paper (2012)

2012

  1. Production Costs Critical to Farming Decisions
    Amber Waves:The Economics of Food, Farming, Natural Resources, and Rural America, 2012, 8 Downloads View citations (4)

2011

  1. Beef Cow-Calf Production a Lifestyle Choice Among Many Farmers
    Amber Waves:The Economics of Food, Farming, Natural Resources, and Rural America, 2011, 1 Downloads

2010

  1. America’s Organic Farmers Face Issues and Opportunities
    Amber Waves:The Economics of Food, Farming, Natural Resources, and Rural America, 2010, 6 Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Organic Dairy Sector Evolves To Meet Changing Demand
    Amber Waves:The Economics of Food, Farming, Natural Resources, and Rural America, 2010, 6 Downloads View citations (1)

2009

  1. Costs of Organic Milk Production on U.S. Dairy Farms
    Review of Agricultural Economics, 2009, 31, (4), 793-813 Downloads View citations (12)
    Also in Review of Agricultural Economics, 2009, 31, (4), 793-813 (2009) Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Larger Farms, Environmental Policy Affecting Manure Management
    Amber Waves:The Economics of Food, Farming, Natural Resources, and Rural America, 2009, 1 Downloads
  3. Recent Volatility in U.S. Fertilizer Prices: Causes and Consequences
    Amber Waves:The Economics of Food, Farming, Natural Resources, and Rural America, 2009, 4 Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in Amber Waves:The Economics of Food, Farming, Natural Resources, and Rural America, 2009, 4 (2009) Downloads

2008

  1. Decomposition of Total Factor Productivity Change in the U.S. Hog Industry
    Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics, 2008, 40, (1), 13 Downloads View citations (18)
    Also in Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics, 2008, 40, (1), 137-149 (2008) Downloads View citations (8)
    Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics, 2008, 40, (1), 137-149 (2008) Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Do Production Contracts Raise Farm Productivity? An Instrumental Variables Approach
    Agricultural and Resource Economics Review, 2008, 37, (2), 176-187 Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in Agricultural and Resource Economics Review, 2008, 37, (2), 12 (2008) Downloads View citations (5)
  3. Farm Size Behind Regional Differences in Hog Output and Productivity
    Amber Waves:The Economics of Food, Farming, Natural Resources, and Rural America, 2008, 1 Downloads
  4. Hog Operations Increasingly Large, More Specialized
    Amber Waves:The Economics of Food, Farming, Natural Resources, and Rural America, 2008, 1 Downloads
  5. Subtherapeutic Antibiotics and Productivity in U.S. Hog Production
    Review of Agricultural Economics, 2008, 30, (2), 270-288 Downloads
    Also in Review of Agricultural Economics, 2008, 30, (2), 270-288 (2008) Downloads View citations (1)

    See also Working Paper (2006)
  6. Technology, Larger Farm Size Increased Productivity on U.S. Hog Farms
    Amber Waves:The Economics of Food, Farming, Natural Resources, and Rural America, 2008, 6 Downloads

2007

  1. Low Costs Drive Production to Large Dairy Farms
    Amber Waves:The Economics of Food, Farming, Natural Resources, and Rural America, 2007, 6 Downloads View citations (1)

2006

  1. Agriculture and Rural Communities Are Resilient to High Energy Costs
    Amber Waves:The Economics of Food, Farming, Natural Resources, and Rural America, 2006, 6 Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Defining and Characterizing Approaches to Farm Management
    Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics, 2006, 38, (1), 13 Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics, 2006, 38, (1), 155-167 (2006) Downloads View citations (3)

2005

  1. Farm Income Less Important to Most Corn Farm Households
    Amber Waves:The Economics of Food, Farming, Natural Resources, and Rural America, 2005, 1 Downloads

2004

  1. The Adoption and Impact of Bovine Somatotropin on U.S. Dairy Farms
    Review of Agricultural Economics, 2004, 26, (4), 472-488 Downloads View citations (9)
    Also in Review of Agricultural Economics, 2004, 26, (4), 472-488 (2004) Downloads View citations (3)
  2. U.S. Peanut Sector Adapts to Major Policy Changes
    Amber Waves:The Economics of Food, Farming, Natural Resources, and Rural America, 2004, 8 Downloads

2003

  1. INFORMATION AND THE ADOPTION OF PRECISION FARMING TECHNOLOGIES
    Journal of Agribusiness, 2003, 21, (1), 18 Downloads View citations (20)
  2. Production Contracts and Productivity in the U.S. Hog Sector
    American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2003, 85, (1), 121-133 Downloads View citations (58)
  3. Production Costs and Returns Updated with ARMS Surveys
    Amber Waves:The Economics of Food, Farming, Natural Resources, and Rural America, 2003, 2 Downloads

2002

  1. IMPACTS OF THE ADOPTION OF GENETICALLY ENGINEERED CROPS ON FARM FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE
    Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics, 2002, 34, (1), 17 Downloads View citations (13)
    Also in Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics, 2002, 34, (1), 175-191 (2002) Downloads View citations (9)

2000

  1. Survey evidence on producer use and costs of genetically modified seed
    Agribusiness, 2000, 16, (1), 6-20 View citations (4)
    See also Working Paper (2000)

1998

  1. Socioeconomic Profiles of Early Adopters of Precision Agriculture Technologies
    Journal of Agribusiness, 1998, 16, (2), 18 Downloads View citations (10)
 
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