Persistence Pays: U.S. Agricultural Productivity Growth and the Benefits from Public R&D Spending (Natural Resource Management and Policy) by Julian M. Alston
Springer; 2010 edition | December 11, 2009 | English | ISBN: 1441906576 | 504 pages | PDF | 7 MB
This book documents the evolving path of U.S. agriculture in the 20th Century and the role of public R&D in that evolution. The work begins with a detailed quantitative assessment of the shifting patterns of production among the states and over time and of the public institutions and investments in agricultural R&D.