Science to Socio Economic – An economic estimation of costs and benefit...

Science to Socio Economic – An economic estimation of costs and benefits for farm-level management of excess moisture

Researchers: Bill Ashton
Keywords: Economics Farm Management Moisture Water Management
Start Date: 2019
Status: In Progress

A framework for evaluating producer and community economic and non-economic benefits.

Lead Researcher: Bill Ashton      
Co – Investigators: Derek Brewin, Mikael Akinowticz, Suren Kulthreshtha
Start Date: 2019
Project Length: 2 Years (2019-2021)     
Project status: in progress

Objectives/Outcomes:  

1)  Characterization of farm investment options for excess moisture management.

2)  Adaptation of a farm model.

3)  Design of a cost-benefit framework (Phase 1) and assessment of excess moisture management options (Phase 2) at the producer, local, and regional levels (with intentions to upscale results at the Provincial level).

Total Funding Approved: $105,702
Funding Partners: Brandon University, MCGA, MPSG, CAP Ag Action MB