The Economic Impact of Boll Weevil Eradication in Texas
Dean McCorkle (),
Thomas W. Fuchs,
Daniel D. Hanselka and
No 6812, 2008 Annual Meeting, February 2-6, 2008, Dallas, Texas from Southern Agricultural Economics Association
Substantial progress has been made in eradicating the boll weevil from the majority of the cotton producing regions in Texas. While the full economic benefits will not be realized until eradication is achieved statewide, economic benefits approaching $1 billion have already been realized.
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