Georgia Cotton Acreage Response to the Boll Weevil Eradication Program
Camille M. Tribble,
Christopher McIntosh and
Michael E. Wetzstein
Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics, 1999, vol. 31, issue 3, 499-506
An adaptive regression model is employed for estimating pre- and post-boll weevil eradication cotton-acreage response. Results indicate cotton acreage becoming more inelastic to own- and cross-price changes. As a result of this shift in acreage response and yield increases from eradication, net producer benefits on average are $88.73 per acre.
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Journal Article: GEORGIA COTTON ACREAGE RESPONSE TO THE BOLL WEEVIL ERADICATION PROGRAM (1999)
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