The 2012 Drought: Some Economic Implications
Across Nebraska and throughout the majority of the nation’s major agricultural regions, this summer of severe heat and drought are taking a heavy toll on United States agriculture and beyond. Crops are withering and rain starved grazing land is providing little or no forage. Livestock producers are dealing with poor weight gains and even livestock losses from the heat, as well as facing spiking feed input costs that would have been unimaginable just a few months ago. And with each new day of unrelenting heat and drought, the toll on fields and feedlots mounts. See full article.
Tax Consequences to Drought
It’s been a few years since we’ve had to deal with the drought related tax laws, but with the recent drought conditions across the Midwest, it’s a good time to review them. Access full article.
Cornhusker Economics on Drought
- Cost Analysis of Forage Alternatives by Roger Wilson and Matt Stockton
- The Value of Irrigation in a Drought Regime: The Case of 2012 by Anil Giri and Bruce Johnson
- Tax Consequences to Drought by Tina Barrett
- Making Good Management Choices During a Time of Crisis by Matt Stockton
- Agricultural Disaster Assistance by Brad Lubben
- The 2012 Drought: Some Economic Implications by Bruce Johnson
- See more issues of Cornhusker Economics