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The Role of Conservation Programs in Drought Risk Adaptation

by Steven Wallander, Marcel Aillery, Daniel Hellerstein, and Michael S. Hand

Economic Research Report No. (ERR-148) 75 pp, April 2013

Cover image for ERR148 This report evaluates the extent to which farms facing higher levels of drought risk are more likely to participate in conservation programs, and finds a strong link between drought risk and program participation.

Keywords: Climate, conservation programs, drought, adaptation, irrigation efficiency, land retirement, risk, tillage

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Last updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014

For more information contact: Steven Wallander, Marcel Aillery, Daniel Hellerstein, and Michael S. Hand

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