Cynthia Nickerson

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) - Economic Research Service (ERS)

355 E Street, SW

Washington, DC 20024-3221

United States

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1.

The Ethanol Decade: An Expansion of U.S. Corn Production, 2000-09

USDA-ERS Economic Information Bulletin No. 79
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 18 Aug 2012
Steve Wallander, Roger Claassen and Cynthia Nickerson
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) - Economic Research Service (ERS), U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) - Economic Research Service (ERS) and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) - Economic Research Service (ERS)
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Agricultural Resource Management Survey (ARMS), bioenergy, ethanol, indirect effects, land use, corn production, environmental impacts

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Farmland Protection: The Role of Public Preferences for Rural Amenities

Economic Research Service ERR 183, 2002
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 20 Feb 2016
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) - Economic Research Service (ERS), Resource and Rural Economics Division, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) - Economic Research Service (ERS), U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) - Economic Research Service (ERS), U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) - Economic Research Service (ERS), Independent, USDA - Natural Resources Conservation Service and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) - Economic Research Service (ERS)
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rural amenities, farmland preservation, enabling legistlation, agricultural landscapes

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Participation in Conservation Programs by Targeted Farmers: Beginning Limited-Resource, and Socially Disadvantaged Operators' Enrollment Trends

USDA-ERS Economic Information Bulletin No. 62
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 23 Feb 2010
Cynthia Nickerson and Michael Hand
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) - Economic Research Service (ERS) and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Conservation programs, Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP), Wetlands Reserve Program (WRP), beginning farmers, limited-resource producers, socially disadvantaged farmers and ranchers act

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Balancing the Multiple Objectives of Conservation Programs

USDA-ERS Economic Research Report No. 19
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 28 Jun 2006
Daniel Hellerstein and Cynthia Nickerson
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) - Economic Research Service (ERS), Resource and Rural Economics Division and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) - Economic Research Service (ERS)
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Conservation Reserve Program, Environmental Benefits Index, environmental benefits, conservation program participation

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Integrating Commodity and Conservation Programs: Design Options and Outcomes

USDA-ERS Economic Research Report No. 44
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 17 Jan 2008
Roger Claassen, Marcel Aillery and Cynthia Nickerson
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) - Economic Research Service (ERS), U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) - Economic Research Service (ERS) and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) - Economic Research Service (ERS)
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conservation, commodity programs, income support

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Potential Farm-Level Effects of Eliminating Direct Payments

USDA-ERS Economic Information Bulletin No. 103
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 08 Dec 2012
Jennifer Ifft, Cynthia Nickerson, Todd Kuethe and Chengxia You
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) - Economic Research Service (ERS), U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) - Economic Research Service (ERS), U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) - Economic Research Service (ERS) and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) - Economic Research Service (ERS)
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direct payments, farm policy, farmland values

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Farmland Protection Programs: What Results Does the Public Want?

Agricultural Outlook, May 2002, pp 27-30
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 25 Feb 2016
Daniel Hellerstein and Cynthia Nickerson
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) - Economic Research Service (ERS), Resource and Rural Economics Division and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) - Economic Research Service (ERS)
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farmland protection, rural amenities

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Farmland Preservation Programs: Another Tool for Managing Urban Growth?

Amber Waves, April 2007
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 25 Feb 2016
Cynthia Nickerson and Daniel Hellerstein
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) - Economic Research Service (ERS) and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) - Economic Research Service (ERS), Resource and Rural Economics Division
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farmland protection, urban sprawl, purchase of development rights

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The Farm Act's Regional Equity Provision: Impacts on Conservation Program Outcomes

USDA-ERS Economic Research Report No. 98
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 28 Jul 2012
Cynthia Nickerson, Marc Ribaudo and Nathaniel Alan Higgins
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) - Economic Research Service (ERS), U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) - Economic Research Service (ERS) and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) - Economic Research Service (ERS)
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Working lands, conservation programs, 2008 Farm Act, Regional Equity Provision, program outcomes

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Protecting Rural Amenities Through Farmland Preservation Programs

Agricultural and Resource Economics Review, 32/1 (April 2003): 129-144
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 24 Feb 2016
Cynthia Nickerson and Daniel Hellerstein
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) - Economic Research Service (ERS) and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) - Economic Research Service (ERS), Resource and Rural Economics Division
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farmland preservation, rural amenities

11.

Cash or Credit? Tax Credits and Conservation Outcomes

Journal of Soil and Water Conservation 2009 64(1):22A-26A; doi:10.2489/jswc.64.1.22A
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 24 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 15 Mar 2016
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) - Economic Research Service (ERS), U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) - Economic Research Service (ERS), U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) - Economic Research Service (ERS), U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) - Economic Research Service (ERS) and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) - Economic Research Service (ERS), Resource and Rural Economics Division
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tax policy, conservation, tax credits

12.

Rural Amenities: A Key Reason for Farmland Protection

Amber Waves, February 2003
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 25 Feb 2016
Cynthia Nickerson and Daniel Hellerstein
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) - Economic Research Service (ERS) and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) - Economic Research Service (ERS), Resource and Rural Economics Division
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farmland protection, public preferences, rural amenities

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Conservation Programs: Balancing Outcomes with a Selection Index

Amber Waves, June 2006
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 25 Feb 2016
Cynthia Nickerson and Daniel Hellerstein
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) - Economic Research Service (ERS) and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) - Economic Research Service (ERS), Resource and Rural Economics Division
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conservation reserve program, multiple objectives, environmental benefits index

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Farmland Preservation Programs and the Importance of Rural Amenities

Chapter in Economic and Contemporary Land Use Policy: Development and Conservation at the Rural-Urban Fringe, edited by Robert Johnston and Stephen Swallow. Resources for the Future, Washington, DC, 509 pp, 2006
Posted: 24 Feb 2016
Cynthia Nickerson and Daniel Hellerstein
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) - Economic Research Service (ERS) and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) - Economic Research Service (ERS), Resource and Rural Economics Division

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farmland protection, rural amenities

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An Empirical Examination of the Timing of Land Conversions in the Presence of Farmland Preservation Programs

American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 90, No. 3, pp. 613-626, August 2008
Posted: 17 Jun 2008
Charles Towe, Cynthia Nickerson and Nancy E. Bockstael
University of Connecticut - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics and the National Center for Smart Growth, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) - Economic Research Service (ERS) and University of Maryland - Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics

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