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Water Pricing for Efficiency

Even before California's epic drought, water managers and politicians have worried about how to encourage conservation in the water-scarce state. Pricing is one tool. At a recent REDA seminar, AAE alum, Ken Baerenklau (PhD 2002) presented his research on how to set water rates for efficiency and equity.

Lower Milk Prices Trumping Record Production for Dairy Farmers

"The scuttlebutt out there is that our cheese processors are in tight conditions in terms of having the ability to take more milk," said Brian Gould, an agricultural economics professor at UW-Madison. "I don't know the last time there was a new cheese plant built in this state, but we could use another one."
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Last updated on Fri, Aug 5, 2016 1:09pm