Acreage Response to Policy Variables in the Prairie Provinces

Meilke, Karl D.
August 1976
American Journal of Agricultural Economics;Aug76, Vol. 58 Issue 3, p572
Academic Journal
Reports on a study undertaken to determine if Prairie farmers in Canada react differently to changes in initial and final payments in making their wheat, oats and barley planting decisions. Use of initial and final payments as separate variables for the estimation of acreage response functions; List of ordinary least squares estimates of Prairie acreage response function; Utilization of estimation procedures; Examples of initial payment levels required to achieve acreage targets.


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