This book examines the factors affecting the demand for agricultural land in the United States and the costs of meeting increasing demand. Originally published in 1982
'This is an excellent reference for agricultural economists or policy makers. A review of how erosion affects important soil characteristics is followed by a comprehensive evaluation of available information on erosion rates.' Biological Agriculture and Horticulture
The six classic books in this series study sustainability in agriculture and fisheries, assessing options for improving food security as well as protecting the natural environment and human health.
The RFF Library Collection brings back landmark books published by Resources for the Future throughout its nearly 60-year history as the pre-eminent research institution devoted exclusively to environmental issues. The Collection offers individuals and institutions the most classic and relevant literature across a range of environmental issues.