This PERC Policy Series explores the underlying issues fueling grazing conflicts in the West, as well as what might be done to resolve them.
Sorry to be a buzzkill, but U.S. honeybee colonies are at a 20-year high.
Terry Anderson and Henry Miller explain why taxing California’s organic agricultural production would enable us to get more "crop for the the drop."
In the Wall Street Journal, Gary Libecap and Robert Glennon discuss the West's outdated water laws. A policy overhaul, they argue, would allow efficient water markets and reward conservation.
When environmental groups buy ranchers' permits, there's no need for the feds to start rustling up trouble.
Randy Rucker, Walter Thurman
This policy series on Colony Collapse Disorder, a mysterious phenomenon affecting honey bees, shows how real people resolve environmental problems.
Lea-Rachel Kosnik, Roger Meiners
"Restoring Harmony in the Klamath Basin" explains how this conflict developed and offers a solution—markets in water. Written by Roger Meiners and Lea-Rachel Kosnik, this paper persuasively argues that clarification of property rights to water is fundamental to ending the crisis.
J. Bishop Grewell
Agriculture has proven that it can feed the world. Ever-increasing yields and changing demographics have ensured the cultivation of sufficient food; only distribution remains an obstacle.