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Interregional Analysis Of Integrated Crop, Livestock, And Forest Production: A Goal Programming Model , Jianbang Gan
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To satisfy our demand for food and fiber and at the same time to protect the environment on which our lives depend are the two critical issues facing us today. In this study, a sequential linear goal programming model is developed and used to examine the optimal land allocation among agricultural and forest production activities, the land use shifts between agriculture and forestry sectors, and the best management strategies for the nation's forest and range ecosystems under the alternative policies;This national level model consists of six sectors: crop, livestock, forest and range, resource availability, demand, and environment. Four ...