Livestock and the Environment: A National Pilot Project. The Policy Space, Economic Model, and Environmental Model Linkages. Livestock Series Report 4

Edward Osei
December 1995  [95-SR 78]

To address the growing problem of environmental degradation from livestock operations, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has sponsored a multidisciplinary project called Livestock and the Environment: A National Pilot Project (NPP). This report details the linkages among the policy space, the dairy farm economic model, and the environmental fate and transport simulation models. A summary of the NPP's conceptual framework illustrates the overall model organization and linkages within the NPP.

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