Biotechnology R&D; Races, Industry Structure, And Public And Private Sector Research Orientation

Biotechnology R&D; Races, Industry Structure, And Public And Private Sector Research Orientation

James F. OehmkeMichigan State University This paper examines research and development (R&D;) activity, industry structure, and public sector and private sector research orientations in two transgenic biotechnology races. Key results are: the number of R&D; organizations follows a bell curve over time…

The Estimated Profit Impact Of Recombinant Bovine Somatotropin On New York Dairy Farms For The Years 1994 Through 1997

The Estimated Profit Impact Of Recombinant Bovine Somatotropin On New York Dairy Farms For The Years 1994 Through 1997

Loren W. TauerCornell University Data from New York dairy farms for the years 1994 through 1997 were used to estimate whether recombinant bovine Somatotropin (rbST) generated profits for adopters. Results show that the estimated profit impact of rbST, although generally positive, was…

Decomposing The Size Effect On The Adoption Of Innovations: Agrobiotechnology And Precision Agriculture

Decomposing The Size Effect On The Adoption Of Innovations: Agrobiotechnology And Precision Agriculture

Jorge Fernandez-Cornejo, Stan Daberkow, and William D. McBrideEconomic Research Service, United States Department of Agriculture This paper examines the factors that influence the adoption of two emerging agricultural technologies, genetically engineered crops and precision agriculture in corn and soybean production, and contrasts…