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- Johnson, Mari-Vaughn V., et al. Show all 9 Authors
- Journal of soil and water conservation 2014 v.69 no.5 pp. 137A-144A
- Agricultural Research Service; Conservation Effects Assessment Project; Farm Bill; National Institute of Food and Agriculture; Natural Resources Conservation Service; Soil and Water Assessment Tool model; algorithms; calibration; conservation practices; cost effectiveness; cropland; databases; development aid; ecosystem services; environmental assessment; environmental monitoring; funding; governmental programs and projects; guidelines; model validation; national surveys; quality control; scientists; streams; uncertainty; watersheds
- ... USDA initiated the Conservation Effects Assessment Project (CEAP) in 2002 to analyze societal and environmental benefits gained from the increased conservation program funding provided in the 2002 Farm Bill. The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), Agricultural Research Service (ARS), and National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) initiated the CEAP Watershed Assessment Studies to ...
- Johnson, Mari-Vaughn V., et al. Show all 19 Authors
- Journal of soil and water conservation 2013 v.68 no.1 pp. 5A
- climate change; construction materials; crop production; fuels; infrastructure; land use change; management systems; markets; per capita food consumption; population growth; primary productivity; soil; soil quality
- ... Agricultural production must increase significantly to meet the needs of a growing global population with increasing per capita consumption of food, fiber, building materials, and fuel. Consumption already exceeds net primary production in many parts of the world. In addition to reducing consumption, there are two options to meet these needs: production intensification and land conversion. The lar ...