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Long-run and Global R&D Funding Trajectories: The U.S. Farm Bill in a Changing Context

Publication Date: January, 2015

We present new evidence that today’s middle-income countries—notably China, Brazil and India— are not only growing in relative importance as producers of agricultural innovations through investments in public R&D, they are also gaining considerable ground in terms of their share of privately performed research of relevance for agriculture.

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Quantifying Farmer Adoption Intensity for Weed Resistance Management Practices and Its Determinants

Publication Date: August, 2012

Given the importance of adopting weed resistance management BMPs, it is important to develop methods to compare BMP adoption among farms and to identify factors that affect BMP adoption.

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Recalibrating the Reported Rates of Return to Food and Agricultural R&D

Publication Date: August, 2012

The purpose of this research was to reexamine past estimates of the rates of return to food and agricultural R&D in light of the MIRR to see if a similar pattern emerges across the literature.

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Agricultural Production, Productivity and R&D over the Past Half Century: An Emerging New World Order

Publication Date: January, 2012

Recent trends in farm productivity and food prices raise concerns about whether the era of global agricultural abundance is over.

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Agricultural R&D, Productivity and Global Food Security (PowerPoint)

Publication Date: January, 2011

Section Titles: A Century of Global Production, Global Productivity in the Long Run, Is Agricultural Productivity Growth Slowing?, R&D-Productivity Relationships, What's Been Happening to Food and Agricultural R&D Investments Globally?

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Valuing Monitoring Networks for Invasive Species: The Case of Soybean Rust

Publication Date: January, 2010

The purpose of this paper is to evaluate the benefits of the soybean rust monitoring network to producers and to determine how this value changes as producers become more aware of the true risk of infection.

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Soil Functional Capacity Classification Map of the World

Soil Functional Capacity Classification Map of the World

Publication Date: July, 2006

Here we present maps displaying the worldwide prevalence of the condition modifiers seen as the most relevant to achieving the Millennium Development Goals.

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Generating Global Crop Distribution Maps: From Census to Grid

Publication Date: January, 2006

This paper proposes a spatial allocation model for generating highly disaggregated, crop-specific production data by a triangulation of any and all relevant background and partial information.

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