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CATTLE PRODUCERS’ WILLINGNESS TO ADOPT OR EXPAND PRESCRIBED GRAZING IN THE UNITED STATES

  • KIMBERLY L. JENSEN (a1), DAYTON M. LAMBERT (a1), CHRISTOPHER D. CLARK (a1), CAROLINE HOLT (a2), BURTON C. ENGLISH (a1), JAMES A. LARSON (a1), T. EDWARD YU (a1) and CHAD HELLWINCKEL (a1)...

Abstract

A triple hurdle model estimates cattle farmer willingness to adopt or expand prescribed grazing on pasture in the United States in response to a hypothetical incentive program. Interest in adoption/expansion is estimated first, then willingness to participate in the program, followed by intensity of participation measured as additional acres enrolled. The supply elasticity of enrolled acres with respect to the incentive is 0.13. Nonpecuniary factors inter alia farmer sentiment about stewardship, current farm management practices, farm location, and education are associated with farmer willingness to participate and with participation intensity.

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CATTLE PRODUCERS’ WILLINGNESS TO ADOPT OR EXPAND PRESCRIBED GRAZING IN THE UNITED STATES

  • KIMBERLY L. JENSEN (a1), DAYTON M. LAMBERT (a1), CHRISTOPHER D. CLARK (a1), CAROLINE HOLT (a2), BURTON C. ENGLISH (a1), JAMES A. LARSON (a1), T. EDWARD YU (a1) and CHAD HELLWINCKEL (a1)...

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