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Hansen and Ribaudo 2008. Economic measures of soil conservation benefits. USDA.

Rather lengthy technical publication that puts values on conservation efforts. Additionally it familiarizes you with the "downstream" factors affected by runoff. Offers a way for agents and growers to put monetary value on conservation efforts within the county. Hansen, LeRoy, and Marc Ribaudo. Economic Measures of Soil Conservation Benefits: Regional Values for Policy Assessment, TB-1922. U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Econ. Res. Serv. September 2008.

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This project received support from the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services as part of the Specialty Crops Block Grant Program.

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