Agricultural Economic Report No. (AER-810) 67 pp

May 2002

Adoption of Bioengineered Crops

This report uses USDA survey data to examine the extent to which US farmers have adopted bioengineered crops, factors affecting adoption of these crops, and the impacts of bioengineered crops on input use and farm-level net returns.

Keywords: Biotechnology, technology adoption, genetic engineering, pest management, financial effects, tillage, herbicide-tolerant crops, Bt crops, corn, soybeans, cotton

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Last updated: Wednesday, May 01, 2002

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