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Recent Faculty Publications

Below is a list of publications from 2006. Please see the People page for individual publication lists.

Agriculture Experiment Station Reports

Puckett, C., Lillywhite, J.M., Hadjigeorgalis, E., and Delannoy, D. "New Mexico's Farmers' Markets." New Mexico State University Technical Report 44 (July 2006).

Lillywhite, J.M., Rodriguez, A.G. and Allison, C. "Regional Branding in a Global Marketplace." New Mexico Chile Task Force Report 21 (2006).

Samani, Z., Magallanez, H. and Skaggs, R. "A Simple Flow Measuring Device for Farms." USDA-SCREES Southern Regional Water Program SR-IWM-6.

Books

Catlett, L.B. and Libbin, J.D. Risk Management for Agriculture, Thomson/Delmar Learning, 2006.

Conference Proceedings

Falk, C.L. "Large Markets for Small Farmers." Invited presentation at the conference, "Searching for the Rules of Simplicity in the Thickets of Complexity," hosted by Charlie Sing at the Mountain Sky Guest Ranch, Emigrant, MT, October 2006.

Falk, C.L. "Taking Marketing to the Next Level: Prices and Costs." Invited presenter at the NM Organic Farming Conference, Albuquerque, NM February 2006.

Hurd, B. H., Lillywhite, J. "CropMan: A Crop Production Simulation Tool to Enhance Agricultural Sustainability." A poster presented at the New Mexico Chile Conference, February 7, 2006.

Lillywhite, J. M. "Marketing and Economics: Chile Related Research in the Department of Agricultural Economics & Agricultural Business." 2006 New Mexico Chile Conference. Las Cruces, New Mexico. February 7, 2006.

Carrillo, T., Ellington, J., Lillywhite, J. and McWilliams, D. "Precision Variable Rate Fertilizer Applications." New Mexico State University Chile Field Day. Leyendecker Plant Science Center, Las Cruces, New Mexico. August 10, 2006.

Carrillo, T., Ellington, J., Lillywhite, J. and McWilliams, D. "Variable Rate Nitrogen Fertilizer Application with Precision Technology." New Mexico Cotton Conference. Ruidoso, New Mexico. January 25, 2006.

Lillywhite, J.M. "Marketing and Economics. Chile Related Research in the Department of Agricultural Economics & Agricultural Business." 2006 New Mexico Chile Conference. Las Cruces, New Mexico. February 7, 2006.

Fredrickson, E., Bezanilla, G., Nevarez, J. and Skaggs, R. "Centralized North American Beef Cattle Production Systems: Ecological Impacts, Rural Communities, and Human Migration.� An invited paper presented orally at the Ecological Society of America International Conference, "Ecology in an Era of Globalization: Challenges and Opportunities for Environmental Scientists in the Americas�, Merida, Mexico, 4-8 January 2006. Fredrickson presented.

Skaggs, R. and Samani, Z. "Farm Size, Irrigation Practices, and On-Farm Irrigation Efficiency in New Mexico's Elephant Butte Irrigation District."An oral presentation at the 2006 USDA-CSREES National Water Conference, San Antonio, TX 5-9 February 2006. Skaggs presented.

Bawazir, S., Samani, Z., Schmugge, T., Bleiweiss, M., Skaggs, R., and Macias, M. "Estimating Riparian ET through Remote Sensing in the Middle Rio Grande." An oral presentation at the ASCE World Environmental and Water Resources Congress, Omaha, NE, 21-25 May 2006. Samani presented.

Forthcoming Publications

Libbin, J.D., Erickson, C.A. and Bullock, V.A. "Real Estate Appraisers Who Share Sales Information: Are Appraisers Unique or Just Weird?" Journal of the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers, July 2007.

Lillywhite, J.M., Preckel, P.V. and Eales, J. "Maintaining Parameter Invariance in Seeming Unrelated Regressions Estimation." Applied Economic Letters (forthcoming).

Lillywhite, J.M., Hurd, B.H., Hadjigeorgalis, E., and Alimova, N. "High Desert Wine: A Discrete Choice Analysis of Consumer Preferences for New Mexican Wine." Journal of Food Products Marketing 14(1) (forthcoming).

Lillywhite, J.M., Crawford, T., Libbin, J., and Peach, J. "New Mexico's Pecan Industry: Estimated Impacts on the State's Economy." New Mexico State University Agricultural Experiment Station Report (forthcoming).

Lillywhite, J.M., Sullivan, H. and Crawford, T. "New Mexico's Dairy Industry: Estimated Impacts on the State's Economy." New Mexico State University Agricultural Experiment Station Report (forthcoming).

Meetings and Presentations

Falk, C.L. "Overview of OASIS." Invited presentation at the Hi Hopes Garden Club, Las Cruces, NM, September 2006.

Falk, C.L. "From the Classroom to the Community (and back): CSA as a Catalyst for Change." Invited talk at the Las Cruces Mesilla Valley Market Cooperative, April, 2006.

Falk, C.L. "From the Classroom to the Community: CSA as a Catalyst for Change." Invited co-keynote talk at the Taos Organic Growing and Land Use Forum, Taos, NM, March 2006.

Falk, C.L. "From the Classroom to the Community. Using the Community Supported Agriculture Model to Increase Local Food Security." Invited presentation to the community of Chaparral, Chaparral, NM, January 2006.

Hurd, B.H. "Climate Change: What Does It Mean For New Mexico Water Resources?" NM EPSCoR Planning Meeting, November 27, 2006, Las Cruces.

Hurd, B.H. "Challenges and Opportunities in Adapting to Climate Changes." Presentation to the NM Governor's Drought Task Force, 4th Annual Drought Summit 2006, "Climate Change: What Does It Mean For New Mexico?" Albuquerque, NM, October 18, 2006.

Hurd, B. "Climate Change and New Mexico's Water Resources." Presented to the National Commission on Energy Policy/Hewlett Foundation, Washington, D.C., May 9, 2006.

Alimova, N., Lillywhite, J.M., and Hurd, B.H. "Wine Festival Consumers' Wine Preferences: A Discrete Choice Analysis." International Food and Agribusiness Management Association (IFAMA) for 2006 annual meeting.

Skaggs, R., "Use of USDA-ARMS Data at NMSU." An oral presentation to USDA-NASS New Mexico Agricultural Statistics Service, Las Cruces, NM, 30 January 2006. Skaggs presented.

Torell, L.A., Rimbey, N.R., and Tanaka, J.A. 2006. "On Why Grazing Permits Have Economic Value." In: Proceedings, 2006 WAEA Annual Meeting. Anchorage, AK. Selected Paper, June 29. Presenter.

Torell, L.A. 2006. "Computers in Range Management." New Mexico State University, Corona Range and Livestock Research Center, Half Day of College. July 21. Presenter.

Torell, L.A. 2006. "The Changing Motivations and Economics of Implementing Range Improvements." New Mexico Vegetation Management Annual Conference. Nov. 9. Presenter.

Torell, L.A., Rimbey, N.R. and Tanaka, J.A. 2006. "Why Grazing Permits Have Economic Value." 2006 WAEA Annual Meeting, Anchorage, AK, Selected Paper. June 29. Presenter.

Torell, L.A. and Rimbey, N.R. 2006. "Factors Affecting the Market Value of New Mexico Ranches." Poster Presentation, 2006 Annual Society for Range Management Meeting, Vancouver, BC, February.

Rimbey, N.R. and Torell, L.A. 2006. "Factors Affecting the Market Value of Ranches in the Great Basin." Poster Presentation, 2006 Annual Society for Range Management Meetings, Vancouver, BC.

Rimbey, N.R. and Torell, L.A. 2006. "The Economics of Ranching on Public Lands and the GAO Report." National Cattlemen's Beef Association, Federal Lands Committee and Public Lands Council.

Ward, F.A. and Booker, J.F. 2006. "Economic Impacts of Instream Flow Protection for the Rio Grande Silvery Minnow in the Rio Grande Basin." Reviews in Fisheries Science. 14: 1-16.

Ward, F.A. and Hooper, B.P. 2006. "River Basin Indicators: A Framework for Evaluation in the Rio Grande." Western Economic Forum. Volume 5, No. 1: 19-27.

Ward, F.A. , Booker, J.F., and Michelsen, A.M. 2006. "Integrated Economic, Hydrological, and Institutional Analysis of Policy Responses to Mitigate Drought Impacts in the Rio Grande Basin." Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management. Vol. 132, No. 6, November/December 2006.

Ramirez, O.A. and Zapata, H. "Use of Asymmetric-Cycle Autoregressive Models to Improve Forecasting of Agricultural Time Series Variables." Paper presented at the 2006 meeting of the American Agricultural Economics Association, Long Beach, California, July 23-26 2006 and posted in AgEcon Search.

Ramirez, O.A. and McDonald, T. "The Expanded and Re-Parameterized Johnson System: A Most Flexible Crop-Yield Distribution Model." Paper presented at the 2006 meeting of the American Agricultural Economics Association, Long Beach, California, July 23-26 and posted in AgEcon Search.

Peer-Reviewed Journals

Hawkes, J., Lillywhite, J., and Libbin, J.D. "Sport Cattle." Rangelands 28(6) December 2006.

Mori, H., Clason, D.L., and Lillywhite, J.M. "Estimating Price and Income Elasticities in the Presence of Age-Cohort Effects." Agribusiness: An International Journal 22 2(2006).

Ramirez, O.A. and McDonald, T. "Ranking Crop Yield Models: A Comment." American Journal of Agricultural Economics 88(4) (November 2006): 1105-1110 Popular Press Articles

Falk, C.L., E. Silva and P. Pao. "Del salon de las clases a la comunidad: Un enfoque integrado a la ensenanza, la investigacion y extension universitaria en agricultura organica." Revista Mexicana de Agronegocios, 19 (2006) 28-51. In English and Spanish.

Falk, C.L. "Rush to Pavement." Guest editorial, Las Cruces Sun News, July 10, 2006.

Hurd, B.H. "Water Conservation and Residential Landscapes: Household Preferences, Household Choices." 2006. Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, Vol. 31, No. 2, pp. 173-192.

Hurd, B.H., C. Brown, J. Greenlee, A. Granados, and M. Hendrie, 2006. "Assessing Water Resource Vulnerability for Arid Watersheds: GIS-based Research in the Paso del Norte Region." New Mexico Journal of Science, Vol. 44 (Aug.) pp. 39-61.

Granados-Olivas, A., C. Brown, J. Greenlee, B. Creel, J. Hawley, J. Kennedy, O. Dena-Ornelas, and B. Hurd. 2006. "Geographic Information Systems at the Paso Del Norte Region: The Academia Accomplishments and Challenges for Transboundary Water GIS Cooperation." New Mexico Journal of Science, Vol. 44 (Aug), pp. 59-70.

Hurd, B.H., R. St-Hilaire, and J. White. 2006. "Residential Landscapes, Homeowner Attitudes and Water-wise Choices in New Mexico." Hort Technology, 16(2): pp. 241-246.

Ward, F.A., B.H. Hurd, T. Rahmani, and N. Gollehon. 2006. "Economic Impacts of Federal Policy Responses to Drought in the Rio Grande Basin." Water Resources Research. VOL. 42, W03420, doi: 10.1029/2005wr004427, pp. 1-13.

Posters Presented

Falk, C.L. "OASIS: From the Farm to the Community (and back)." Selected poster presentation, National SARE Conference, Wisconsin, August 2006.

Hadjigeorgalis, E. "Water Markets as a Risk Management Tool Under Drought." Presented at the meeting, "Managing Drought and Water Scarcity in Vulnerable Environments: Creating a Road Map for Change in the United States." American Geophysical Union, Longmont, Colorado, September 2006 (with Brandon Winchester).

Hadjigeorgalis, E. "Managing Drought Through Markets: Transfer Alternatives for the Elephant butte Irrigation District." Presented at the University Research Council Creative Activities Research Fair, New Mexico State University, October 2006 (with Brandon Winchester).

Hadjigeorgalis, E. "The Evolution of Water Markets: A Historical Perspective." Presented at the annual meeting of the American Water Resources Association, Baltimore, Maryland, November 2006 (with Brandon Winchester).

Hurd, B.H., Masanan, K. "Investigating the Sensitivity of Agriculture to Salinity in the Lower Rio Grande of New Mexico." Poster presented to the University Research Conference, October 6, 2006.

Cox, C., Wilson, V. and Lillywhite, J.M. "Geographical Branding the Case of Premium New Mexico Sweet Onions." International Food and Agribusiness Management Association (FAMA) for 2006 Annual Meeting.

Hurd, B.H. and Lillywhite, J.M. "CroPMan: A Crop Production Simulation Tool to Enhance Agricultural Sustainability." 2006 New Mexico Chile Conference. Las Cruces, New Mexico. February 7, 2006.

Carrillo, T.J. Ellington, Lillywhite, J. and McWilliams, D. "Precision Variable Rate Fertilizer Applications." New Mexico State University Chile Field Day. Leyendecker Plant Science Center, Las Cruces, New Mexico. August 10, 2006.

Carrillo, T.J. Ellington, Lillywhite, J. and McWilliams, D. "Variable Rate Nitrogen Fertilizer Application with Precision Technology." New Mexico Cotton Conference. Ruidoso, New Mexico. January 25, 2006.

Skaggs, R.K. and Gallegos, N. "Natural Amenities and Economic Growth-What Does the Research Tell Us?" A poster presentation at the National Science Foundation Long Term Ecological Research All Scientists Meeting, Estes, CO. September 20-22, 2006. Skaggs presented.

Samani, Z., Bawazir, S., Bleiweiss, M., Skaggs, R.K., Pinon, A., and Tran, V. "Evaluating Pecan Water Use through Remote Sensing." A poster presentation at the 2006 NMSU University research Council Research and Creative Activities Fair, Las Cruces, NM. 6 October 2006. Skaggs presented.

Skaggs, R.K. and Samani, Z. "Water Conservation Reconsidered." A poster presentation at the 2006 NMSU University Research Council Research and Creative Activities Fair, Las Cruces, NM. 6 October 2006. Skaggs presented.

Skaggs, R. K., and Gallegos, N. "Natural Amenities and Economic Growth-What Does the Research Tell Us?" A poster presentation at the 2006 NMSU University Research Council Research and Creative Activities Fair, Las Cruces, NM. 6 October 2006. Skaggs presented.

Skaggs, R. "The Changing Structure of the U.S. Cow-Calf Industry." An oral presentation to the Range Science Graduate Seminar, Las Cruces, NM, 19 October 2006. Skaggs presented.

Samani, Z., Bawazir, S., Bleiweiss, M., Skaggs, R., Pinon, A., and Tran, V. "Evaluating Pecan Water Use through Remote Sensing." A poster presentation at the International Center for Arid and Semiarid Land Studies, Texas Tech University, Water in Arid and Semiarid Lands: Innovative Approaches and Informed Decision-Making Conference, 115-17 November 2006, Lubbock, TX. Bleiweiss presented.

Published Proceedings

Samani, Z., Bleiweiss, M., Schmugge, T., and Skaggs, R. "Monitoring Water Use In the Rio Grande Valley Using Remotely Sensed Data." In: Earth Observation for Vegetation Monitoring and Water Management, Eds, G. D: Urso, M.A. Osann Jochum, and J. Moreno. Published by the American Institute of Physics, 2006. ISBN: 0735403465

Research Reports and Other Reports

Ward, F.A. "Economic: Analysis of Sustainable Water Conservation in Texas Gulf Coast Agriculture." Interim Report, to Lower Colorado River Authority and San Antonio Water System, November, 2006.

Symposium Proceedings

Hurd, B.H., Alimova, N., Lillywhite, J. "Wine Festival Consumers' Wine Preferences: A Discrete Choice Analysis." Presented at the 16th Annual World Food and Agribusiness Symposium. International Agribusiness Management Association Annual Conference,Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Hurd, B.H. "Attributes of Residential Landscape Choice: A Discrete-Choice Analysis." Presented at the Symposium on Efficient Water Use in the Urban Landscape, Las Cruces, New Mexico, February, 23-24, 2006.

Samani, Z., Bawazir, Bleiweiss, M., Skaggs, R.K., Pinon, A., Tran, V. "Evaluating Pecan Water Use through Remote Sensing." A poster presentation at the 2006 New Mexico Water Research Symposium, Socorro, NM, 15 August 2006. Pinon presented.

Skaggs, R. "The Human Dimension: Nature and Character of the Western Livestock Industry." An oral presentation at the 16th Annual Jornada Basin Research Symposium, Las Cruces, NM, 13 July 2006. Skaggs presented.

Samani, Z. and Skaggs, R.K. "Water Conservation Principles: Depletion, Diversion, and Value." An oral presentation at the 2006 New Mexico Water Research Symposium, Socorro, NM, 15 August 2006. Skaggs presented.

Workshop Proceedings

Rimbey, N., Tanaka, J.A. and Torell, L.A. 2005. "New Twists on Rangeland Economics." Presented at Sustainable Rangeland Management-On the Cutting Edge. A Western Regional workshop sponsored by the University of Idaho and Western SARE, Boise, ID. Nov. 7-9.

Ward, F.A. "Economic Impacts of Severe Droughts in the Rio Grande Basin, USA." Talk given at the International Workshop on Hydroeconomic Modeling and Tools for Implementation of the EU Water Framework Directive; Technical University of Valencia, Spain, January 30-31, 2006.

Ward, F.A. "Incorporating Benefits and Costs into an integrated water Policy Model." Talk given at the workshop. "Considering the Role of Costs and Benefits in Supporting Regulatory Actions," sponsored by Scottish Environmental Protection Agency (SEPA); Edinburgh, Scotland, UK; September 11-13.