Conservation & sustainability, Studies

Modeling Farmland Conversion with New GIS Data

This paper uses an analytical and econometric approach, and new GIS data, to analyze the farmland conversion process, including the effects of the agricultural-urban edge, farm returns, real estate markets, population growth, and development restrictions.

See PDF article here: Modeling Farmland Conversion with New GIS Data by Nicolai V. Kuminoff and Daniel A. Sumner

See slides from presentation here: Modeling Farmland Conversion with New GIS Data by Nicolai V. Kuminoff at the annual meetings of the American Association of Agricultural Economists, Chicago, August 7, 2001.

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