Research PublicationsEconomics

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Economics publications cover topics related to farm and ranch economics, crop cost and return estimates, crop marketing, and economics of rural areas.

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BL 774: Public Attitudes Toward Agribusiness Development in Southern New Mexico
R. Skaggs, E. Coburn, R. Lansford, F. Jallad, L. Wayne

BL 786: New Mexicans Attitudes Toward the Environment, Agriculture and Government
R. K. Skaggs and D. M. VanLeeuwen
(Supporting Materials - Microsoft Excel™ format)

BL 788: Live Cattle Imports by Port of Entry from Mexico into the United States: Data and Models
R. K. Skaggs, C. Guinn

BL 790: New Mexico Milk Production: Estimated Impacts on the State's Economy
Jay M. Lillywhite, Hillary Sullivan, Terry Crawford and Nick Ashcroft

BL 791: New Mexico's Pecan Industry: Estimated Impacts on the State's Economy
Jay M. Lillywhite, Terry L. Crawford, Jim Libbin, and Jim Peach

BL 794: ENG (English version): Results of a Survey of Cattle Exporters in Chihuahua, Mexico -
Cristina Carmona Martínez, Javier Martínez Nevarez, Abelardo Diaz Samaniego, and Rhonda Skaggs¹

BL 794: SPAN (Spanish version): Resultados de la Encuesta Aplicada a Exportadores de Ganado en Chihuahua, México
Cristina Carmona Martínez, Javier Martínez Nevarez, Abelardo Diaz Samaniego, and Skaggs¹

BL 801: Estimated Impacts of Climate Change Legislation on New Mexico Agriculture
B. Hurd, C. Goemans, G. Frisvold, J. Stone

RR 765: Economic Impacts of Racehorse Ownership, Breeding, and Training on New Mexico's Economy
Jay M. Lillywhite and Mark Wise

RR 779: The Market Value of Ranches and Grazing Permits in New Mexico, 1996 to 2010
L. Allen Torell, Brent Dixon, Dan McCullom

RR 780: Developing and Managing a Certification Program as an Agricultural Marketing Tool
Jay M. Lillywhite and J. E. Simonsen

RR 781: Estimating Economic Value of Applied Research Projects
Ted Sammis, Mick O'Neill, and Junming Wang

RR 784: Challenges and Opportunities Associated with U.S. Agricultural Certifications
J.E. Simonsen and J.M. Lillywhite

RR 785: Economic Impact of Agriculture in the Southern Albuquerque, New Mexico Metropolitan Area
Tyler Holmes and Rhonda Skaggs

RR 786: The South Valley ­ A Look at Small Farm Practices and Objectives Near Albuquerque, New Mexico's Largest City
Anna Paradox, Tyler Holmes, Leeann Demouche, and Rhonda Skaggs

RR 789: Economic Significance of Food Cooperatives in New Mexico
Jay Lillywhite and Erin Frye

RR 795: Jujube—An Alternative Crop for New Mexico Agricultural Producers
Chadelle Robinson, Shengrui Yao, Emily Russel, and Taylor Hayes

Changes in New Mexico Agriculture (by year)

RR 736: Changes in New Mexico Agriculture 1996 - Wilmer M. Harper, Jacob Way)

RR 734: Changes in New Mexico Agriculture 1995 - Wilmer M. Harper, Laura Orta

RR 728: Changes in New Mexico Agriculture 1994 - Wilmer M. Harper

RR 722: Changes in New Mexico Agriculture 1993 - Wilmer M. Harper

RR 705: Changes in New Mexico Agriculture 1992 - Wilmer M. Harper

TR 42: The U.S. Dairy Industry and International Trade in Dairy Products - Ereney Hadjigeorgalis

TR 44: New Mexico Farmers' Markets


RR 731: Surveys of New Mexico Alfalfa Producers and Dairy Hay Users: Will Growth of the States Dairy Industry be Limited by Alfalfa Availability? -
R. Skaggs, W. Gorman, J. Gardner, T. Crawford
(PDF Version)

RR 778: Feasibility Assessment of Investing in a Pecan Oil and Flour Processing Facility Using New Extraction Technology
Skyla Cockerham, William Gorman, Niels Maness, and Jay Lillywhite
(PDF Version)

RR 783: Strategic Planning to Improve Economic Returns and Long-Run Sustainability in a Rapidly Growing, Peri-Urban, Multicultural, Traditional Farming Community: South Valley, New Mexico
Rossana Alvarez-Diemer, Rhonda Skaggs, Leeann DeMouce, and Tyler Holmes

TR 37: The Future of Agriculture: Frequently Asked Questions
Rhonda Skaggs

TR 35: A Profile of Agriculture in New Mexico from the 1997 Census of Agriculture
Rhonda Skaggs, Brett Wiltgen

TR 45: Climate Change and Its Implications for New Mexico's Water Resources and Economic Opportunities


BL 784: Drip Irrigation and Southern New Mexico Chile Pepper Production: A Survey of Producers
R. K. Skaggs, Mark Hillon, Rich Phillips

RR 707: Migrant Farm Workers in Southern New Mexico
Clyde Eastman

RR 714: Impact of Increasing Wages on New Mexico Chile Production
Clyde Eastman, Frank McClellan, Tom Bagwell

RR 760: OASIS: A Campus-Based, Organic, Community Supported Agriculture Farm
Constance L. Falk, Pauline Pao, Christopher S. Cramer, and Erin Silva

TR 32: Using the Stocker Cattle Futures and Options Contracts to Manage Price Risks - Lowell B. Catlett

TR 34: Purchase of Development Rights and Conservation Easements: Frequently Asked

John B. Wright, Rhonda Skaggs

TR 39: The Clean Water Act and Total Maximum Daily Loads in New Mexico: Frequently Asked Questions
Rhonda Skaggs, Maryfrances Decker

TR 40: North American Beef and Cattle Trade: A Current Perspective
Christine Guinn and Rhonda Skaggs

TR 43: Procedures for Exporting Cattle from Chihuahua, Mexico, to the United States

TR 45: Climate Change and Its Implications for New Mexico's Water Resources and Economic Opportunities


RR 704: National Market Analysis for Southwestern Herbs
Constance L. Falk, Shaun Meeks, and Tomas Enos

RR 762: Cattle-Fax Beef Price Database and Update Procedures to the AES Research
L. Allen Torell and Neil R. Rimbey

RR 790: Chile Consumers and Their Preferences Toward Region of Production-Certified Chile Peppers
Jay Lillywhite, Jennifer E. Simmonsen and Rhonda Skaggs

TR 33: Vendor/Grower and Crop/Product Survey for Santa Fe and Albuquerque Growers Markets
1996 and 1998 - George Dickerson

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