9780742527690

Agricultural Policy and the Environment

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  • ISBN13:

    9780742527690

  • ISBN10:

    0742527697

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2003-04-09
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
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Summary

This book pulls back the wrappings that cloak U.S. agriculture and explains how and why politics has affected the traditional stewardship role played by agriculture.

Table of Contents

Tables and Figures
vii
Acknowledgments ix
Introduction Agricultural Policy and the Environment: Problems, Prospects, and Prosperity xi
Roger E. Meiners
Bruce Yandle
What's So Special about the Farm?
1(18)
Peter J. Hill
Agricultural Commons Problems and Responses: Sick Hogs at the Through
19(26)
Roger E. Meiners
Andrew P. Morriss
Regulating Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations: Internalization or Cartelization?
45(22)
Bruce Yandle
Sean Blacklocke
Legal Impediments to Transferring Agricultural Water to Other Uses
67(22)
B. Delworth Gardner
Agricultural Programs with Dubious Environmental Benefits: The Political Economy of Ethanol
89(18)
Gary D. Libecap
Agricultural Technology and the Precautionary Principle
107(28)
Indur M. Goklany
High-Yield Conservation: More Food and Environmental Quality through Intensive Agriculture
135(16)
Alex Avery
Dennis Avery
Carbon Emission, Carbon Sinks, and Global Warming
151(22)
Joshua A. Utt
W. Walker Hunter
Robert E. McCormick
Agriculture and the Environment: A Thirty-Year Retrospective
173(20)
John K. Hosemann
Index 193(6)
About the Political Economy Forum Series 199(2)
About the Contributors 201

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