Convergence of Agriculture and Energy: I. Implications for Research and Policy


Task Force Chair

Kenneth Cassman

Task Force Author(s)

Vernon Eidman
Gene Simpson

Task Force Reviewers

Larry Berger
Robert Loomis
Marie Walsh

Task Force Board Liaison

Todd Peterson
Edward C. Runge
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Recent dramatic increases in energy costs are having a direct bearing on all agricultural activities within the United States.This Commentary discusses the use of energy in agriculture and the food industry in light of current federal and state policies.Energy production from bio-sources also is addressed. Chair: Kenneth Cassman, University of Nebraska. QTA2006-3, 12 pp., November 2006. AVAILABLE ONLINE ONLY.


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