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Minnesota Applied Economist

The Minnesota Applied Economist is published three times per year and contains department news items, upcoming seminars, recent publications list, and a feature article on one of the department centers.

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Former title, Nos.615-703 (1980-2001) : Minnesota Agricultural Economist (1969-1979 - For copies contact Waite Library)

Former title, (1914-1968) : Minnesota Farm Business Notes (For copies contact Waite Library)

Minnesota Applied Economist

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Minnesota Agricultural Economist, 1968-2001

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Minnesota Agricultural Economist, No.684 - 703 (1996-2001)

Farm Real Estate Prices Still Rising in Minnesota
Taff, Steven J.
Minnesota agricultural economist 703 / 2001
http://purl.umn.edu/13181 

How Clean Is Clean Enough?
Polasky, Stephen
Minnesota agricultural economist 703 / 2001
http://purl.umn.edu/13180 

Understanding Tax Reform in Minnesota
Kalambokidis, Laura
Minnesota agricultural economist 702 / 2000
http://purl.umn.edu/13211 

Wage Changes in the Pork Industry: How Did Minnesota Workers Fare?
Hurley, Terrance; Elisabeth, Pascal
Minnesota agricultural economist 702 / 2000
http://purl.umn.edu/13179

Are Foreign-Owned Businesses in Vietnam Really Sweatshops?
Glewwe, Paul
Minnesota agricultural economist 701 / 2000
http://purl.umn.edu/13209 

Filling the Feed Troughs of Minnesota
Tiffany, Douglas G.; Fruin, Jerry
Minnesota agricultural economist 701 / 2000
http://purl.umn.edu/13205 

American Agriculture in an Uncertain Global Economy
Cochrane, Willard W.
Minnesota agricultural economist 700 / 2000
http://purl.umn.edu/13175 

The economics of windbreak renovation
Annou, Mamane; Pederson, Glenn.
Minnesota agricultural economist 700 / 2000
http://purl.umn.edu/13173 

Minnesota farm and timber land prices stay up in 1999
Taff, Steven J.
Minnesota agricultural economist 699 / 2000
http://purl.umn.edu/13203 

How do farmland values respond to changes in returns and rents?
Lazarus, Bill
Minnesota agricultural economist 699 / 2000
http://purl.umn.edu/13198 

Emerging genetic engineering technologies and Minnesota agriculture
Stevens, Stanley C.
Minnesota agricultural economist 698 / 1999
http://purl.umn.edu/13201 

The big shift from a food supply to a food demand chain
Kinsey, Jean
Minnesota agricultural economist 698 / 1999
http://purl.umn.edu/13187 

Minnesota milk production: fewer, bigger farms expected to come
Hammond, Jerome W.
Minnesota agricultural economist 697 / 1999
http://purl.umn.edu/13219 

How do economists value the environmental effects of livestock production?
Phillips, Carl V.
Minnesota agricultural economist 697 / 1999
http://purl.umn.edu/13170 

Crop data don't reveal much about farmer prosperity
Taff, Steven J.
Minnesota agricultural economist 697 / 1999
http://purl.umn.edu/13176 

Which came first: growth in trade or trade arrangements?
Diao, Xinshen; Roe, Terry; Somwaru, Agapi.
Minnesota agricultural economist 696 / 1999
http://purl.umn.edu/13208 

Mixed news from 1998 farm records.
Olson, Kent.
Minnesota agricultural economist 696 / 1999
http://purl.umn.edu/13174 

1998 farmland sales don't support "crisis" talk-- yet!
Taff, Steven J.
Minnesota agricultural economist 695 / 1999
http://purl.umn.edu/13194 

Livestock prices.
Buhr, Brian.
Minnesota agricultural economist 694 / 1998
http://purl.umn.edu/13190

Corn prices.
Stevens, Stanley C.
Minnesota agricultural economist 694 / 1998
http://purl.umn.edu/13190

Farm income.
Olson, Kent.
Minnesota agricultural economist 694 / 1998
http://purl.umn.edu/13190

Cropland rents.
Lazarus, Bill.
Minnesota agricultural economist 694 / 1998
http://purl.umn.edu/13190

Estimating the size of the soybean industry in Minnesota.
Morse, George W.
Minnesota agricultural economist 694 / 1998
http://purl.umn.edu/13190

The current Minnesota farm situation.
Taff, Steven J., editor(s).
Minnesota agricultural economist 694 / 1998
http://purl.umn.edu/13190

Energy use in Minnesota agriculture.
Ryan, Barry; Tiffany, Douglas G.
Minnesota agricultural economist 693 / 1998
http://purl.umn.edu/13200

Poultry's place in Minnesota's economy.
Morse, George W.
Minnesota agricultural economist 693 / 1998
http://purl.umn.edu/13195

Managing Minnesota's drainage system.
Taff, Steven J.
Minnesota agricultural economist 692 / 1998
http://purl.umn.edu/13220 

Are water quality regulations giving manure a bad name?
Levins, Richard A.
Minnesota agricultural economist 692 / 1998
http://purl.umn.edu/13186

Price risk management by Minnesota farmers.
Hanson, Darin K.; Pederson, Glenn.
Minnesota agricultural economist 691 / 1998
http://purl.umn.edu/13167 

The "miracle" of U.S. agriculture.
Roe, Terry L.; Gopinath, Munisamy.
Minnesota agricultural economist 691 / 1998
http://purl.umn.edu/13189 

Agriculture finance trends: real data from real farms.
Nordquist, Dale; Olson, Kent.
Minnesota agricultural economist 690 / 1997
http://purl.umn.edu/13216

Minnesota farmland prices up again.
Taff, Steven J.
Minnesota agricultural economist 690 / 1997
http://purl.umn.edu/13191 

Cleaner air, lower costs through markets?
Coggins, Jay S.
Minnesota agricultural economist 689 / 1997
http://purl.umn.edu/13192

Evaluating the milk advertising dollar.
Pritchett, James G.; Liu, Donald J.; Kaiser, Harry M.
Minnesota agricultural economist 689 / 1997
http://purl.umn.edu/13185

Minnesota farmland drainage: profitability and concerns.
Eidman, Vernon.
Minnesota agricultural economist 688 / 1997
http://purl.umn.edu/13165 

ECR: a revolution in the retail food system.
King, Robert P.; Phumpiu, Paul F.
Minnesota agricultural economist 688 / 1997
http://purl.umn.edu/13218 

Will the real cost of production please stand up?
Olson, Kent D.; Lohano, Heman D.
Minnesota agricultural economist 687 / 1997
http://purl.umn.edu/13196 

The New farm program payments: what's in store for Minnesota?
Stinson, Thomas F.; Ryan, Barry M.
Minnesota agricultural economist 687 / 1997
http://purl.umn.edu/13210 

Using surveys and farm records to track farmland rental rates.
Lazarus, William F.; Molenaar, Jim.
Minnesota agricultural economist 686 / 1996
http://purl.umn.edu/13193 

1996 farm real estate sales prices up sharply across Minnesota.
Taff, Steven J.
Minnesota agricultural economist 686 / 1996
http://purl.umn.edu/13177 

How much would Minnesotans pay to improve their drinking water?
Cho, Yongsung; Easter, K. William.
Minnesota agricultural economist 685 / 1996
http://purl.umn.edu/13199 

Enhancing the dairy industry: lessons from the field.
Morse, George W.; Conlin, Bernard J.
Minnesota agricultural economist 685 / 1996
http://purl.umn.edu/13202 

Economic impact of tourism in Minnesota.
Gartner, William; Limback, Linda; Adiarte, Arthur.
Minnesota agricultural economist 684 / 1996
http://purl.umn.edu/13212 

Farmland loss: a new measure sheds new light.
Wegner, Thomas D.; Ploetz, Susan T.; Taff, Steven J.
Minnesota agricultural economist 684 / 1996
http://purl.umn.edu/13168 

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Minnesota Agricultural Economist, No.660-683 (1990 - 1996)

How farmers get their grain to town.
Friesen, Arthur; Fruin, Jerry; Mussell, Allan.
Minnesota agricultural economist 683 / 1996

The 1995 Minnesota farmland market: further signs of a slowdown.
Taff, Steven J.
Minnesota agricultural economist 683 / 1996

New walleye size rules: how will Minnesota anglers respond?
Ruliffson, Jane; Homans, Frances.
Minnesota agricultural economist 682 / 1995

Women who farm: wider attention to a growing subgroup.
Zeuli, Kimberly A.; Levins, Richard A.
Minnesota agricultural economist 682 / 1995

The Geography of Minnesota crops.
Apland, Jeffrey; Cho, Yongsung.
Minnesota agricultural economist 681 / 1995

A New look at farm business organization.
Dahl, Dale C.
Minnesota agricultural economist 681 / 1995

Federal spending: where does the money go?
Stinson, Thomas F.
Minnesota agricultural economist 680 / 1995

The Mississippi River ties Minnesota agriculture to the world.
Fruin, Jerry; Halbach, Daniel W.
Minnesota agricultural economist 680 / 1995

The 1994 Minnesota rural real estate market: farmland sales prices down statewide, but  up in most regions.
Taff, Steven J.
Minnesota agricultural economist 679 / 1995

The 1994 Minnesota rural real estate market: the farm cash rental market.
Lazarus, William F.
Minnesota agricultural economist 679 / 1995

First looks at the new agricultural census for Minnesota: bigger herd size suggests reversal in milk decline.
Hammond, Jerome W.
Minnesota agricultural economist 678 / 1994

First looks at the new agricultural census for Minnesota: part-time farmers down in numbers but up in proportion.
Cantrell, Randy.
Minnesota agricultural economist 678 / 1994

First looks at the new agricultural census for Minnesota: livestock industries more concentrated.
Lazarus, William F.
Minnesota agricultural economist 678 / 1994

First looks at the new agricultural census for Minnesota: financial performance fairly stable across farm sizes.
Olson, Kent.
Minnesota agricultural economist 678 / 1994

First looks at the new agricultural census for Minnesota: fewer farms, similar structure.
Dahl, Dale C.
Minnesota agricultural economist 678 / 1994

Casinos and income in non-metropolitan Minnesota.
Kinsey, Jean; Gabe, Todd.
Minnesota agricultural economist 677 / 1994

Do cropland diversion programs harm rural communities?
Van der Sluis, Evert; Peterson, Willis L. 
Minnesota agricultural economist 677 / 1994

Changing fiscal patterns for Minnesota county governments.
Honadle, Beth Walter; Wang, Yin.
Minnesota agricultural economist 676 / 1994

Farm spending and local selling: how do they match up?
Chism, John W.; Levins, Richard A.
Minnesota agricultural economist 676 / 1994

A new Minnesota farmland price series.
Taff, Steven J.
Minnesota agricultural economist 675 / 1994

Four decades of the Minnesota rural real estate market.
Raup, Philip M.
Minnesota agricultural economist 675 / 1994

What NAFTA will mean for Minnesota's economy.
Runge, C. Ford.
Minnesota agricultural economist 674 / 1993

Assessing state milk-pricing programs.
Hammond, Jerome W.
Minnesota agricultural economist 674 / 1993

Would people pay more for leaner, hormone-treated meat?
Buhr, Brian.
Minnesota agricultural economist 673 / 1993

Does Minnesota have too many rural roads?
Fruin, Jerry; Halbach, Dan.
Minnesota agricultural economist 673 / 1993

Measuring the size of Minnesota's agricultural economy.
Senf, Dave; Maki, Wilbur R.; Houck, James P.
Minnesota agricultural economist 672 / 1993

New growth in flour milling.
Dahl, Reynold P.
Minnesota agricultural economist 672 / 1993

Minnesota rural real estate market in 1992.
Brekke, Jon; Raup, Philip M.
Minnesota agricultural economist 671 / 1993

Economic growth and environmental degradation: win-win or lose-lose?
Roe, Terry.
Minnesota agricultural economist 670 / 1992

Economic reform and agricultural trade in Central and Eastern Europe.
Von Witzke, Harald; Senauer, Ben.
Minnesota agricultural economist 670 / 1992

Revolving loan funds: funding economic development in non-metro cities.
Stinson, Thomas F.; Lubov, Andrea.
Minnesota agricultural economist 669 / 1992

Minnesota rural health care policy.
Stevenson, Jane.
Minnesota agricultural economist 669 / 1992

Minnesota rural real estate market in 1991.
Heintz, James; Raup, Philip.
Minnesota agricultural economist 668 / 1992

The Controversy over swine multiplier units.
Lazarus, William F.
Minnesota agricultural economist 667 / 1991

The Minnesota corporate farm law.
Dahl, Dale C.
Minnesota agricultural economist 667 / 1991

Food problems of the poor.
Senauer, Benjamin.
Minnesota agricultural economist 666 / 1991

Trends and traditions in the American diet: implications for agriculture.
Kinsey, Jean.
Minnesota agricultural economist 666 / 1991

Upper Midwest challenges to the Federal Milk Marketing Order program.
Hammond, Jerome W.
Minnesota agricultural economist 665 / 1991

The 1990 Farm Bill: its core provisions and expected effects.
Sundquist, W. B.
Minnesota agricultural economist 665 / 1991

Minnesota rural real estate market in 1990.
Wesemann, Kelly; Raup, Philip M.
Minnesota agricultural economist 664 / 1991

How do the risks and returns in farming compare to other investments?
Boehlje, Michael; Pederson, Glenn; Monke, James.
Minnesota agricultural economist 663 / 1991

The Changing structure of Minnesota agriculture.
Papadas, C.T.; Dahl, Dale C.
Minnesota agricultural economist 662 / 1990

The Minnesota rural real estate market in 1989.
Govindan, Kumaresan; Raup, Philip M.
Minnesota agricultural economist 661 / 1990

Structural change in the swine industry.
Lazarus, William F.; Boehlje, Mike; Dahl, Dale.
Minnesota agricultural economist 660 / 1990
 

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Minnesota Agricultural Economist, Nos.615-659 (1980-1989)

Essays in rural economics: toward a federal rural policy.
Stinson, Thomas F.
Minnesota agricultural economist 659 / 1989

Essays in rural economics: farming, farm programs, and local economies.
Taff, Steven J.
Minnesota agricultural economist 659 / 1989

Essays in rural economics: income and employment in nonmetropolitan Minnesota.
Parliament, Claudia.
Minnesota agricultural economist 659 / 1989

Essays in rural economics: new business finance problems in rural Minnesota, real or imagined?
Paulson, JoAnn.
Minnesota agricultural economist 659 / 1989

The Minnesota rural real estate market in 1988.
Schwab, Andrew; Raup, Philip M.
Minnesota agricultural economist 658 / 1989

Changing the rules for agricultural trade.
Runge, C. Ford; Taff, Steven J.
Minnesota agricultural economist 657 / 1989

Deficits and dilemmas.
Waelti, John J.
Minnesota agricultural economist 656 / 1988

The Minnesota rural real estate market in 1987.
Schwab, Andrew; Raup, Philip M.
Minnesota agricultural economist 655 / 1988

Farm family adjustments to financial stress.
Eidman, Vernon; Boehlje, Michael; Olson, Kent; Hasbargen, Paul R.; Pederson, Glenn.
Minnesota agricultural economist 654 / 1987

The Minnesota rural real estate market in 1986.
Hagen, James H.; Raup, Philip M.
Minnesota agricultural economist 653 / 1987

Financial assistance to Minnesota farmers: public programs and policy issues.
Pederson, Glenn D.; Eidman, Vernon R.
Minnesota agricultural economist 652 / 1986

Financial stress in agriculture: its causes and extent.
Bain, Ian R. M.; Paulson, Jo Ann.
Minnesota agricultural economist 651 / 1986

The Minnesota real estate market in 1985.
Dion, Douglas; Raup, Philip M.
Minnesota agricultural economist 650 / 1986

Wild rice market shows vigorous growth.
Nelson, Donald N.; Dahl, Reynold P.
Minnesota agricultural economist 649 / 1985

The Minnesota real estate market for 1984.
Emerson, Carolyn J.; Raup, Philip M.
Minnesota agricultural economist 648 / 1985

Making social security secure.
Helmberger, John D.
Minnesota agricultural economist 647 / 1984

Landowner factors in developing new cropland in Minnesota.
Russell, Chad R.; Sundquist, W. B.
Minnesota agricultural economist 646 / 1984

The Minnesota rural real estate market in 1983.
Downs, Donna; Smith, Matthew G.; Raup, Philip M.
Minnesota agricultural economist 645 / 1984

Profitablility of Minnesota dairy farms compared to large drylot dairies in the southwest.
Buxton, Boyd M.
Minnesota agricultural economist 644 / 1983

Natural gas deregulation.
Eidman, Vernon R.; Weldon, Richard N.
Minnesota agricultural economist 643 / 1983

Outlook for farming in 1983.
Hasbargen, Paul R.; Egertson, Kenneth.
Minnesota agricultural economist 642 / 1983

The Minnesota rural real estate market in 1982.
Smith, Matthew G.; Raup, Philip M.
Minnesota agricultural economist 641 / 1983

Tax management and the implications for farm size.
Eidman, Vernon R.; Hanson, Gregory D.; Welsch, Delane E.
Minnesota agricultural economist 640 / 1982

Sunflower economics.
Gineo, Wayne; Sundquist, W. Burt.
Minnesota agricultural economist 639 / 1982

A Profile of part-time farming.
Sussman, Jean C.; Raup, Philip M.
Minnesota agricultural economist 638 / 1982

The North American granary: a policy research project profile.
Martin, Michael; Myers, Robert J.; Poretti, Daniel.
Minnesota agricultural economist 637 / 1982

Assessing U.S. corn production technology.
Sundquist, W. Burt; Menz, Kenneth M.; Neumeyer, Catherine F.
Minnesota agricultural economist 636 / 1982

Organization and pricing efficiency of the U.S. grain export system.
Conklin, Neilson C.; Dahl, Reynold P.
Minnesota agricultural economist 635 / 1982

Minnesota farm labor regulations.
Pederson, D. B.; Dahl, D. C.; Grant, W. W.
Minnesota agricultural economist 634 / 1982

The Minnesota rural real estate market in 1981.
Smith, Matthew G.; Raup, Philip M.
Minnesota agricultural economist 633 / 1982

Agriculture: essential to Minnesota's economy.
Maki, Wilbur R.; Stenberg, Peter L.; del Ninno, Carlo.
Minnesota agricultural economist 632 / 1981

Earning returns on corn storage through hedging.
Dahl, Reynold P.; Usset, Edward C.
Minnesota agricultural economist 631 / 1981

Feeding the world vs. domestic agricultural security.
Schuh, G. Edward.
Minnesota agricultural economist 630 / 1981

Seasonal behavior of some U.S. farm prices.
West, Loraine.
Minnesota agricultural economist 629 / 1981

The Current status of consumer food policy.
Sexauer, Benjamin.
Minnesota agricultural economist 628 / 1981

Are dairy price supports in for another cut?
Hammond, Jerome W.
Minnesota agricultural economist 627 / 1981

Midwest dairy farmers lose share of U.S. dairy markets.
Buxton, Boyd M.
Minnesota agricultural economist 627 / 1981

The Wetlands and drainage controversy--revisited.
Leitch, Jay A.
Minnesota agricultural economist 626 / 1981

Inequality and Minnesota school finance.
Kaiser, Harry M.; Nelson, Glenn.
Minnesota agricultural economist 625 / 1981

The Minnesota rural real estate market in 1980.
Landwehr, James B.; Raup, Philip M.
Minnesota agricultural economist 624 / 1981

The Partial suspension of grain sales to the USSR: an appraisal 9 months later.
Cochrane, Willard W.
Minnesota agricultural economist 623 / 1980

Land prices: why so high? will they go higher?
Hasbargen, Paul R.
Minnesota agricultural economist 622 / 1980

Can productivity growth in agriculture be continued.
Ruttan, Vernon W.
Minnesota agricultural economist 621 / 1980

Agricultural trade and the Tokyo round: who got what from whom.
Houck, James P.
Minnesota agricultural economist 620 / 1980

Credit card use among rural and urban Minnesota households: a national context.
Kinsey, Jean.
Minnesota agricultural economist 619 / 1980

Food and agricultural policy in 1981: a legislative year.
Cochrane, Willard W.
Minnesota agricultural economist 618 / 1980

USSR Agriculture and Agricultural Policy.
Hodges, Chris.
Minnesota agricultural economist 617 / 1980

Japan's food and agricultural policy.
Salmon, David.
Minnesota agricultural economist 617 / 1980

Food and agricultural policy in the European community.
Harvey, Carol M.
Minnesota agricultural economist 616 / 1980

The Minnesota rural real estate market in 1979.
Henneberry, David M.; Raup, Philip M.
Minnesota agricultural economist 615 / 1980

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