Paying for Environmental Performance: Estimating the Environmental Outcomes of Agricultural Best Management Practicesby Jenny Guiling and Jonathan St. John - May 2007
How can the estimation of environmental outcomes be used to effectively allocate conservation funding, and what additional steps are needed to improve this process?
Greenhouse Gas Mitigation Opportunities and the 2007 Farm Billby Evan Branosky and Suzie Greenhalgh - March 2007
How can managers of agricultural operations reduce their greenhouse gas emissions? What opportunities exist under the Conservation Title of the 2007 Farm Bill to enhance climate change mitigation opportunities from the U.S. agricultural sector?
by Mindy Selman, Jenny Guiling, Jonathan St. John and Suzie Greenhalgh - January 2007
Explains how reverse auctions can be used as a cost-effective method for allocating funding in US Farm Bill Conservation Programs.
by Evan Branosky - October 2006
How will U.S. agriculture be affected by climate change and how do farmers benefit by decreasing their greenhouse gas emissions?
by Mindy Selman, Suzie Greenhalgh and Michael Taylor - July 2006
Outlines economic and "fairness" reasons why supporting the sale of the cost-share portion of agricultural nutrient and sediment reductions is not the most appropriate policy for the USDA and other government agencies to adopt....
by Jenny Guiling, Mindy Selman and Suzie Greenhalgh - July 2006
Explores the allocation of funding in Farm Bill conservation programs, and offers recommendations on how to more efficiently and effectively allocate conservation funding.
Nutrient trading's potential to cost-effectively improve water quality...by Paul Faeth - May 2000
Explores the cost-effectiveness and environmental performance of various strategies to reduce phosphorus loads in nutrient-impaired waterways.
Enhancing Environmental and Economic Performance in U.S. Agricultureby Paul Faeth - April 1995
A comprehensive, empirically based analysis of U.S. agricultural sustainability. Uses agronomic and environmental data collected from 45 physical U.S. regions. A tool to assess the environmental and economic impacts of a broad range of policy options.