Browsing CANRP Research Briefs by Subject "farming"
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- ItemThe Challenging Future Of Maryland Dairy Farms(CANRP, 2012-01-20) Leathers, Howard; Johnson, DaleMaryland dairy farmers face many challenges that put the future of their operations in question. University of Maryland researchers Howard Leathers and Dale Johnson examine the factors behind the problem and point to critical steps that both farmers and government leaders can take to stem or reverse the decline of dairy farms in Maryland.
- ItemDoes it Matter Who Writes Your Nutrient Management Plan?(CANRP, 2012-03-02) Lichtenberg, Erik; Parker, Doug; Lawley, ChadDr. Erik Lichtenberg and Dr. Doug Parker of the University of Maryland, along with Dr. Chad Lawley of the University of Manitoba, studied the content of nutrient management plans written before they were required by law to see if that content varied according to the type of provider.
- ItemFrom Ohio to Chesapeake(CANRP, 2012-08-31) Newburn, David A.What can be learned from one of the most successful water quality trading program to date? Do auctions result in cost effective changes? How do the institutional arrangements affect farmer participation and program results? Dr. David Newburn at the University of Maryland takes a look at Ohio’s Great Miami Trading Program to get answers and draw implications for the Chesapeake Bay Watershed.
- ItemWater Quality Credit Trading(CANRP, 2011-12-16) Parker, DougCan aggressive pollution reduction in one sector compensate for continued pollution in another? Pollution credit markets are designed to make this trade-off work. But is the time ripe for water quality credit trading systems to serve as an effective means of reducing pollution from farmland? Dr. Doug Parker of the University of Maryland is skeptical.