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A Farm-Level Evaluation of Conditions Under Which Farmers Will Supply Biomass Feedstocks for Energy Production

James Larson (), Burton English, Chad M. Hellwinckel, Daniel De La Torre Ugarte () and Marie E. Walsh

No 19161, 2005 Annual meeting, July 24-27, Providence, RI from American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association)

Abstract: This study evaluated the risk management potential of including biomass crops as a diversification strategy for a grain farm in northwest Tennessee. Results indicate that adding biomass crops to the farm enterprise mix could improve mean net revenues and reduced net revenue variability.

Keywords: Resource; /Energy; Economics; and; Policy (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Pages: 27
Date: 2005
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DOI: 10.22004/ag.econ.19161

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