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Volume 18, issue 2, 2020

Introduction: Adding Economic Value – Increasing Farm and Community Prosperity in the Western U.S Downloads
O’Brien, Daniel, Colette DePhelps, Shermain Hardesty and Martha Sullins
Does the Tennessee Master Beef Producer Program Impact Technical Efficiency Downloads
Christopher N. Boyer, T. Edward Yu, Justin Rhinehart, Amelia Ahles and Mackenzie Gill
From the Ground Up: A Look at Kansas’ First Year of Industrial Hemp Production Downloads
Kerri Ebert, Braden Hoch, Hannah Taylor and Benjamin Schwab
Investigating Factors Affecting Adoption of Automated Milking Systems (AMS) in Idaho Downloads
Hernan A. Tejeda, Mireille Chahine, Xiaoxue Du, Liang Lu and Ashlee Westerhold
Market Makers; Exploring Gender Dynamics in Farmers Markets from Field to Booth Downloads
Marcia Ostrom, Jessica R. Goldberger and Katherine Selting Smith
Making Headway on the Hemp Industry in Colorado: The CHAMP Initiative Downloads
Rebecca Hill, Daniel Mooney and Dawn Thilmany
Odessa Sub-area Potato Production & Processing Impacts Under an Irrigation-Water Shortage Downloads
Timothy P. Nadreau and T. Randall Fortenbery
Exploring the Local Determinants of Campground Utilization on National Forest Land Downloads
Mostafa Shartaj and Jordan F. Suter
Implementing and Operating a State Meat Inspection Program: Potential Opportunity in New Mexico Downloads
Lenora Parker-Sedillo, Chadelle Robinson and Jay Lillywhite
Shape Influence on Consumers’ Willingness to Purchase Jujube Fruit Downloads
Taylor E. Hayes, Chadelle Robinson, Ram Acharya, Nancy Flores and Shengrui Yao
WEF Fall 2020 – Title Page and Table of Contents Downloads
Bilingual Organic Farm Incubator Program Both Generates and Depends Upon Community Capital Downloads
Katherine Smith and Marcia Ostrom
Challenges and Opportunities for Small Farms Marketing Dried Moringa Products in California’s San Joaquin Valley Downloads
Ruth Dahlquist-Willard, Maria L. Ramos Espinoza, Michael Yang, Gwenael Engelskirchen and Gail Feenstra
Estimating the Economic Contributions of the Moscow Farmers Market Downloads
Colette DePhelps and Steven Peterson
Producer-to-Producer Business School: The Importance of Peer Networks in Ranch and Farm Business Planning Downloads
Dan Macon, Roger Ingram and Cindy Fake
Initiating Farm-to-School Programs with Small, Socially Disadvantaged Farmers: A Case Study in Fresno Downloads
Carmen T. Mendoza and Ruth M. Dahlquist-Willard

Volume 18, issue 1, 2020

Front Matter Downloads
Federal Policies and the West Downloads
Joe L. Outlaw and Dana L.K. Hoag
Reflecting Back on Animal Disease Preparedness and Response in the West from 2009-2019 and Looking Forward to the Next Challenge Downloads
Amy D. Hagerman and Tori Marshall
Western Priorities in the 2018 Farm Bill Downloads
Bart Fischer and Brandon Willis
Recent Agricultural Trade Issues and Its Impact on Exports from US Western States Downloads
Luis A. Ribera and Mechel Paggi

Volume 17, issue 2, 2019

A Framework for Training and Assessment of the 21st Century Cooperative Downloads
John Park, Diane Friend, Greg McKee and Matthew T. Manley
The New Role of Agricultural Cooperatives in Pooling and Distributing Tax Deductions Downloads
Phil Kenkel, Greg McKee, Michael Boland and Keri Jacobs
The Emergence of GICL, the Graduate Institute of Cooperative Leadership: Engaged Scholarship, Theory and Practice in Cooperative Education Downloads
Michael L. Cook
Livestock Marketing Cooperative Benefits in the 21st Century Downloads
Gregory McKee
Governance in Agricultural Cooperatives Downloads
Michael Boland
Value of Migratory Bird Recreation at the Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge in New Mexico Downloads
Christopher Huber and Natalie Sexton

Volume 17, issue 1, 2019

Western rangelands: A tale of conservation, grazing, resources policy, and economic implications Downloads
Christopher T. Bastian and Jay Parsons
Assessing economic and biological tradeoffs to target conservation easements in western rangelands Downloads
Benjamin S. Rashford, Abby Mellinger Scott, L. Steven Smutko and Amy Nagler
Understanding future threats to western rangelands: Modeling the performance of grazing strategies in the face of environmental change Downloads
Gregory L. Torell, Katherine D. Lee and Caitriana Steele
Examining the capacity of Nebraska rangelands for cattle production Downloads
Katie Cumming, Jay Parsons, Walter Schacht and Brian Baskerville
Economic cost analysis of continuous-season-long versus rotational grazing systems Downloads
Jessica L. Windh, John P. Ritten, Justin D. Derner, Steven I. Paisley and Brian P. Lee
Ranch economics of prescribed grazing on rangelands: the case of representative ranches in Northern Montana Downloads
Nicolas Quintana Ashwell, Anna T. Maher, John A. Tanaka, John P. Ritten, Kristie A. Maczko, Holly Dyer, Holly Kirkpatrick, Kendall Roberts and Thomas Hilken
Implications of declining grazing permits on public land: An integrated social and economic impact analysis Downloads
Paul Lewin, J.D. Wulfhorst, Neil R. Rimbey and K. Scott Jensen
Economic impact of Sage Grouse management on livestock grazing in the Western United States Downloads
David T. Taylor, Neil R. Rimbey and John A. Tanaka
Flexible stocking with Grass-Cast: A new grassland productivity forecast to translate climate outlooks for ranchers Downloads
Dannele Peck, Justin Derner, William Parton, Melannie Hartman and Brian Fuchs

Volume 16, issue 2, 2018

Introduction Downloads
Hernan Tejeda and Daniel O'Brien
Feeder Cattle Price Fundamentals Downloads
Derrel S. Peel and John Michael Riley
The Economics of Genetic Testing for Beef Cattle: Past, Present, & Future Downloads
Nathanael M. Tompson
Beef Cattle Management and Marketing Programs: Do They Add Value for Ranchers in the Western United States? Downloads
Tina L. Saitone
Live Cattle Basis: Increased Volatility and Risk Management Implications Downloads
Brett Wilder, Hernan Tejeda and Aaron Johnson
Price-Weight Relationship for Feeder Cattle: An Updated Dairy-Beef Assessment Downloads
Lee Schulz, Brenda L. Boetel and Kevin C. Dhuyvetter
Examining the Design and Use of the Pasture, Rangeland, Forage (PRF) Program Downloads
Eric J. Selasco and Ashley E. Hungerford
Determining How Idaho Beef Cattle Producers Value Bull Selection Characteristics Downloads
Hernan Tejeda, Benton Glaze and K. Scott Jensen
A Profile of Cattle Feeding: Beyond the Averages Downloads
Anna Stehle, Derrell S. Peel Breedlove and John Michael Riley

Volume 16, issue 1, 2018

Front Matter Downloads
Western Economic Forum
The future of water management in the west Downloads
Dana Hoag and David Zilberman
California water: the present and looking to the future Downloads
David Zilberman and Ben Gordon
Water currents in New Mexico: A global reach Downloads
Frank A. Ward, Brian H. Hurd and Sarah Sayles
The Texas state water plan: history and future Downloads
Gregory Torrell and Reid Stevens
Fiscal gridlock over the budget in Washington state: The politics and economics of pouring exempt wells into the prior appropriations bucket Downloads
Jonathon Yoder
Tribal water settlements: economic innovations for addressing water conflicts Downloads
Bonnie Colby and Ryan Young
The future of groundwater management in the high plains: evolving institutions, aquifers and regulations Downloads
Karina Schoengold and Nicholas Brozovic
Sustainable policies that align irrigation and water quality Downloads
Dana LK Hoag, Christopher Goemans and Anthony Orlando
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