ESTIMATING THE VALUE OF BT CORN: A MULTI-STATE COMPARISON
Marshall A. Martin,
Paul Preckel (),
C. Richard Edwards and
Craig L. Dobbins
No 21840, 2000 Annual meeting, July 30-August 2, Tampa, FL from American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association)
Bt corn offers a powerful tool to control European corn borers and some other pests. Because pest infestations and farming practices differ across the Corn Belt, economic benefits also differ. This research estimates the value of Bt corn across the Corn Belt. Results identify areas where Bt adoption is economically justified.
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