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Trust and Distrust in Biotechnology Risk Managers: Insights from the United Kingdom, 1996-2002
During the late 1990s, negative events related to biotechnology were reported in the UK media. According to the trust asymmetry hypothesis, such events should cause public trust in biotechnology risk managers to decline ...
Mechanized agriculture: machine adoption, farm size, and labor displacement
(University of Missouri, College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources, 2015)
Mechanization in such countries as the United States and Canada has dramatically reshaped the agricultural landscape since the time of early settlement. The introduction of new technologies—such as the mechanical tomato harvester, grain combines...
Adoption of Recombinant Bovine Somatotropin and Farm Profitability: Does Farm Size Matter?
This article analyzes the adoption and profitability of recombinant bovine somatotropin (rBST) in the United States. Probit model results show that location of the farm, farm size, operator age and education, and other ...