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Trade-offs between farm income and selected environmental indicators

James Kasal

Trade-offs between farm income and selected environmental indicators

a case study of soil loss, fertilizer, and land use constraints

by James Kasal

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Economic Research Service, [Natural Resource Economics Division in [Washington] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Farm income -- United States.,
  • Fertilizers -- United States.,
  • Land use -- United States.,
  • Soil erosion -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesCase study of soil loss, fertilizer, and land use constraints
    StatementJames Kasal
    SeriesTechnical bulletin - Dept. of Agriculture ; no. 1550, Technical bulletin (United States. Dept. of Agriculture) -- no. 1550.
    ContributionsUnited States. Dept. of Agriculture. Economic Research Service.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationii, 27 p. ;
    Number of Pages27
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13600973M

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    General Principles. This chapter focuses particularly on the possibilities of use and the limitations of indicators, the process of collecting and analysing them, the method of selection, and, in particular, on the necessary trade-offs between the benefit of having the information and the cost or difficulty of collecting it. This article in the journal Ecosystem Services provides illustrative examples of the gaps between research and practice and describes how researchers can make their work relevant to decision makers by using benefit relevant indicators (BRIs) and by choosing .

    3. NATURAL RESOURCES AND AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTIVITY. Chapters 1 and 2 looked at metrics related to the demand side of food security?poverty and food consumption and outcome measures. This chapter changes course and looks at supply-side aspects of sustainable food security, summarizing presentations and discussions about measuring agricultural productivity and natural assets, examining . The Rural Household Multiple Indicator Survey (RHoMIS) is a standardized farm household survey approach which collects information on variables covering household demographics, farm area Author: Mark Van Wijk.


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Department of Agriculture. Economic Research Service.]. Furthermore, there have been relatively few studies evaluating the trade-offs between the achievement of different environmental policy goals, rather than just the usual trade-offs between farm income and a single specified objective such as nitrate emissions capitolchamberartists.com by: ing) and to examining the synergies and trade-offs between the economic, social and environmen-tal dimensions of sustainable agriculture.

Developing a core set of integrated OECD agri-environmental indicators, complemented as necessary by other indicators, could help to achieve these objectives. Thus, trade-offs occur within agricultural systems, between agricultural and broader environmental or socio-cultural objectives, across time and spatial scales, and between actors.

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Examples of trade-offs in agricultural systems +1 Relationships between biomass removal and soil cover for two different types of crop residues (Vicia villosa, and maize together with lablab) in.

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When trying to optimize the sustainability performance of farms and farming systems, a consideration of trade-offs and synergies between different themes and dimensions is required.

The aim of this paper is to perform a systematic analysis of trade-offs and synergies across all dimensions and themes.

To achieve this aim we used the Sustainability Monitoring and Assessment Routine (SMART)-Farm Cited by: Aug 29,  · The potential trade-offs are shown as the percentage of difference for six selected indicators when compared to the Baseline scenario.

slightly due to slightly increased flooding and the new subsidies are not sufficient to compensate for the loss in income and small farm size.

Trade-offs between and within the socio-economic and natural Author: Attila N. Lázár, Susan E. Hanson, Robert J. Nicholls, Andrew Allan, Craig W. Hutton, Mashfiqus Saleh. Net farm income refers to the return (both monetary and non-monetary) to farm operators for their labor, management and capital, after all production expenses have been paid (that is, gross farm income minus production expenses).

It includes net income from farm production, the value of commodities consumed on the farm, depreciation, and. Klapwijk and colleagues reviewed 4 state-of-the-art approaches for analyzing trade-offs, taking the management of crop residues in smallholder farming systems as an example: participatory methods, empirical analysis, simulation models and optimization models for analyzing trade-offs, acknowledging the strengths and weaknesses of each.

Jan 31,  · This study analysed the relationship between agroforestry and non-farm income diversification activities. A survey was conducted on farm households by employing both structured and semi-structured questionnaires in four farm villages of Northwest Ethiopia.

The bivariate probit model was employed to estimate the simultaneous adoption of agroforestry and non-farm diversification Cited by: 5. half century has required trade offs between ecosystem services, resulting in an overall decline in the supply of services other than food, feed, and fiber.1 The purpose of this report is to provide an overview of the impacts of agricultural technologies and practices.

Feb 19,  · USDA's year projections for the food and agriculture sector cover major agricultural commodities, agricultural trade, and aggregate indicators of the U.S. farm sector, such as farm income.

Understanding Low-Income and Low-Access Census Tracts Across the Nation: Subnational and Subpopulation Estimates of Access to Healthy Food EIB, May While, the environmental benefits of cellulosic biofuels depend on the mix of feedstocks use, the location and management practices used to grow them are equally important.

There might also be some trade-offs between environmental benefits and most profitable methods of producing cellulosic feedstocks (Khanna et al., ).Cited by: 2. To assess the trade-offs between water quality and welfare in North Carolina and in Quebec under different trade, agricultural and environmental policies in the pork sector, an economic model is linked to an environmental model.

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related to gender, equality, nutrition), as well as diverse environmental indicators ranging from soil health to biodiversity to climate capitolchamberartists.com by:. Jan 21,  · Schleicher et al. suggest the implementation of interdisciplinary approaches and a better integration of the learnings from environmental, sustainability, and poverty literatures to further understand the synergies and trade‐offs between these agendas in order to develop better informed development capitolchamberartists.com: Diana Feliciano.May 15,  · However, there are potential trade‐offs between poverty alleviation and environmental goals.

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