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- Deaton, B. James; Lawley, Chad; Nadella, Karthik
- Agricultural economics 2018 v.49 no.4 pp. 521-531
- agricultural land; conservation practices; conservation tillage; cover crops; data collection; farmers; leasing; ownership; regression analysis; Ontario
- ... Are farmers better stewards of the land they own than the land they rent from others? We answer this question using a data set that identifies Ontario farmers’ conservation practices on their own land as well as the land they rent. Using a fixed‐effects regression approach, we find that the role of tenure varies for different types of conservation practices. Farmers were found to be just as likely ...