Agriculture and the Environment Searching for Greener Pastures

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2001-04-01
  • Publisher: Hoover Institution Press

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The authors focus on the major environmental constraints that limit U.S. food production without necessarily improving environmental quality. Each chapter documents a specific issue, discusses the regulatory response, and offers ideas for reform.

Author Biography

Terry Anderson, the John and Jean DeNault Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, is the executive director of PERC - the Property and Environment Research Center, a think tank focusing on market solutions to environmental problems located in Bozeman, Montana, and professor emeritus at Montana State University.

Table of Contents

Prologue vii
Terry L. Anderson
Bruce Yandle
The Disappearance of Agricultural Land: Fact or Fiction?
Bruce R. Beattie
Land Trusts: A Return to Feudalism
Roger Meiners
Bruce Yandle
Taxation, Free Markets, and the Use of Agricultural Land
Richard E. Wagner
The Political Economy of Land Conversion on the Urban Fringe
Samuel R. Staley
Some Issues Surrounding Land and Chemical Use in Agriculture
B. Delworth Gardner
Biotechnology, Land-Use, and the Environment: Untying the Gordian Knot
Henry I. Miller
To Breed, or Not to Breed? The Question of Endangered Species and Agriculture
Ike C. Sugg
Agriculture and Water Markets
Terry L. Anderson
Clay J. Landry
About the Authors 189(4)
Index 193

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