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Agricultural Research Service

Title: Quality and Cost Adjusted Economic Impacts of Alternate Tillge and Production Practices in South Carolina Cotton

Authors
item Curtis, C - CLEMSON UNIV.
item Bauer, Philip
item Davis, T - CLEMSON UNIV.

Submitted to: Southern Conservation Tillage for Sustainable Agriculture Proceedings
Publication Type: Abstract Only
Publication Acceptance Date: June 27, 2005
Publication Date: June 27, 2005
Citation: Curtis, C., Bauer, P.J., Davis, T. 2005. Quality and cost adjusted economic impacts of alternate tillge and production practices in south carolina cotton [abstract]. Proceedings of the Southern Conservation Tillage Systems Conference, June 27-29, 2005, Florence, South Carolina. p. 226.

Technical Abstract: This study identifies the partial net value contributions of alternate soil types, tillage, rotational and pesticide treatments on cotton. Output and practice data were utilized from USDA-ARS cropping studies conducted from 1997 through 2002 in Florence, SC. Data were then converted to gross revenues net of quality adjustments and additions to cost from a baseline reflecting continuous cotton produced on Bonneau soil with conventional (disk) tillage and no Temik application. A hedonic-type regression was conducted to elicit the significance of the explanatory practice variables and their partial net contribution.

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