Library & Tools

3543

Briefing

The Economics of Food, Farming, Natural Resources and Rural America

Economic Resarch Service USDA

Agricultural production uses land, fertilizers, pesticides, water, and other inputs that can have an impact on the environment and potentially harm human and ecosystem health. This ERS research program conducts economic research on the efficiency, effectiveness and equity of policies and programs directed toward improving the environmental performance of the agricultural sector.

Please see our Reprint Guidelines for details on republishing our articles.