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Editors: Keith Wiebe and Noel Gollehon
Book Description:
Agricultural Resources and Environmental Indicators, 2006 describes trends in resources used in and affected by agricultural production (including natural, produced, and management resources), as well as the economic conditions and policies that influence agricultural resource use and its environmental impacts. Each chapter provides a concise overview of a specific topic with links to sources of additional information.

Table of Contents:
Summary
Acknowledgments
List of Contributing Authors
Preface

PART 1 Land and Farm Resources
- Chapter 1 - Land Use, pp. 3-10;
(Ruben Lubowski, Marlow Vesterby and Shawn Bucholtz);
- Chapter 2 - Farm Real Estate Values; pp. 11-17
(Charles Barnard)
- Chapter 3 - Land Ownership And Farm Structure; pp. 19-26
(Robert Hoppe)


PART 2 Water and Wetland Resources
- Chapter 4 - Irrigation Resources and Water Costs, pp. 29-37;
(Noel Gollehon and William Quinby);
- Chapter 5 - Water Quality:Impacts Of Agriculture; pp. 39-47
(Marc Ribaudo And Robert Johansson)
- Chapter 6 - Wetlands Status And Trends; pp. 49-57
(LeRoy Hansen)


PART 3 Knowledge Resources and Productivity
- Chapter 7 - Crop Genetic Resources; pp. 61-70
(Kelly Day-Rubenstein And Paul Heisey)
- Chapter 8 - Agricultural Research And Development; pp. 71-77
(Margriet Caswell And Kelly Day-Rubenstein)
- Chapter 9 - Biotechnology And Agriculture; pp. 79-89
(Jorge Fernandez-Cornejo)
- Chapter 10 - Productivity And Output Growth U.S. Agriculture;
pp. 91-96
(Eldon Ball)
- Chapter 11 - Global Resources And Productivity; pp. 97-105
(Keith Wiebe)

PART 4 Agricultural Production Management
- Chapter 12 - Farm Business Management; pp. 109-116
(Jim Johnson And Mitchell Morehart
- Chapter 13 - Soil Management And Conservation; pp. 117-128
(Carmen Sandretto And James Payne)
- Chapter 14 - Pest Management Practices; pp. 129-138
(Craig Osteen And Michael Livingston)
- Chapter 15 - Nutrient Management; pp. 139-145
(Stan Daberkow And Wen Huang)
- Chapter 16 - Animal Agriculture And The Environment; pp 147-156
(Marc Ribaudo And Noel Gollehon)
- Chapter 17 - Irrigation Water Management; pp. 157-166
(Glenn Schaible And Marcel Aillery)
- Chapter 18 - Information Technology Management; pp. 167-173
(Stan Daberkow, Mitchell Morehart, And Willian McBride)
- Chapter 19 - Production Systems Management And Conservation Practices; pp. 175-182
(Willian Quinby, Linda Foreman, Janet Livezey And C.S. Kim)
- Chapter 20 - U.S. Organic Agriculture; pp. 183-191
(Catherine Greene)

PART 5 Conservation and Environmental Polices
- Chapter 21 - Conservation Policy Overview; pp. 195-202
(Roger Claassen And Marc Ribaudo)
- Chapter 22 - USDA Land Retirement Programs; pp. 203-212
(Daniel Hellerstein)
- Chapter 23 - Compliance Privisions For Soil Wetland Conservation; pp. 213-221
(Roger Claassen)
- Chapter 24 - Working-Land Conservation Programs; pp. 223-230
(Robert Johansson)
- Chapter 25 - Conservation On Private Grazing Lands; pp. 231-241
(Marcell Aillery And Dwight Gadsby)
- Chapter 26 - Farmland Protection Programs; pp. 243-251
(Cynthia Nickerson And Charles Barnard)
- Chapter 27 - Federal Laws Protecting Environmental Quality;
pp. 253-259
(Marc Ribaudo)

Appendix:- USDA Resource Surveys And Data Inventory; pp. 261-266
(Robert Dubman)

Index

   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2007
   ISBN: 1-60021-467-3
   Status: AV
  
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