DETERMINANTS AND IMPLICATION OF POST-CRP LAND USE DECISIONS
Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) land retirement contracts will begin to expire in late 1995. A multinomial logit model is used to identify characteristics influencing New Mexico CRP participant post-CRP land use plans. Results indicate post-CRP land uses intentions will vary with attributes reflecting characteristics of the land enrolled, socioeconomic variables, and participant attitudes. Results point to a CRP-facilitated retreat from crop production to future ranching by many producers. The analysis suggests future changes in the structure and character of southern Great Plains agriculture and surrounding communities.
Skaggs, Rhonda K.; Kirksey, R.E.; Harper, Wilmer M., DETERMINANTS AND IMPLICATION OF POST-CRP LAND USE DECISIONS, Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, Volume 19, Issue 2, December 1994, Pages 299-312
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