Commercial Agriculture Program

 

Economic Impact

Concentrated animal production has varying economic impacts. Houses within 3 miles may go down in value. Land and houses outside of three miles either go up in value or are unaffected. For rural counties, CAFOs normally have a positive economic impact as they increase employment, increase demand for feed and improve the tax base.

CAFOs and Real Estate Values

Resources for CAFOs and Economic Impact

Economic Impact of a 4,000-pig Contract Grow-Finish Unit (Missouri)

Economic Impact of a 2,400-pig Contract Grow-Finish Unit (Missouri)

Impact of Livestock Production: Case Study of Three Missouri Counties (Missouri)

Impact of Animal Production on Local Economies (Missouri) References

Animal Feeding Operations and Residential Land Value (Missouri) References

References for Impact of Animal Production on Local Economies

  • Council for Agricultural Science and Technology. March 2001. "Vertical coordination of agriculture in farming-dependent areas." Task force report no. 137.
  • DiPietre, D. and C. Watson. 1994. "The economic effect of premium standard farms on Missouri." CA144. Commercial Agriculture Program, University of Missouri Extension.
  • Eberle, P. R., W. C. Peteron, C. M. Rendleman and M. Ruwali. February 2003. "Economic impacts on the Illinois economy of alternative dairy production systems." Presentation paper. Mobile, AL: Southern Agricultural Economics Association Annual Meeting.
  • Edwards, Seanicaa and Ray Massey. May 2010. "Economic impact of concentrated livestock produc-tion in Vernon County." Commercial Agriculture Program, University of Missouri Extension.
  • Edwards, Seanicaa and Ray Massey. October 2011. "A case study of three Missouri counties: The impact of livestock production." Commercial Agriculture Program, University of Missouri Extension.
  • Goldsmith, P. and H. Idris. November 2001. "The economic impact of Illinois's livestock industry." Special publication 94. College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences, University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana.
  • Goldsmith, Peter and Durga Saripally. 2007. "The economic impact of Illinois's livestock industry." College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.
  • Ikerd, J. E. 1998. "Sustainable agriculture: An alternative model for future pork producers." In The Industrialization of Agriculture Vertical Coordination in the U.S. Food System. Brookfield, VT: Ashgate Publishing Company. 265-291.
  • Jahae, I. and L. van Staalduinen. May 1992. "Applications of input-output methodologies for local community impact analysis: Swine production in Redwood County, Minnesota." Staff paper P92-12. Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics, University of Minnesota.
  • Lemke, Kenneth M. July 2007. "Economic importance of and economic impacts associated with livestock production in Dixon County." Nebraska Public Power District.
  • Mayen,C. and K. McNamara. 2007. "The economic Impact of the Indiana livestock Industries." Purdue Extension.
  • Morgan, J. D. and M. R. Langemeier. February 2003. "Impact of farm size and type of competitive advantage." Presentation paper. Mobile, AL: Southern Agricultural Economics Association Annual Meeting.
  • Otto, D., P. Orazem and W. Huffman. 1998. "Community and economic impacts of the Iowa hog industry." Iowa's Pork Industry - Dollars and Scents 25-28. Ames, IA: Iowa State University.
  • Promar International. June 2010. "Animal agriculture economic analysis: 1999-2009." Prepared for United Soybean Board. Alexandria, VA.
  • Seidl A. and J. Gannis. October 1998. "Community and natural resource economic issues and the swine Industry." Agricultural and Resource Policy Report, APR98-04. Department of Agriculture and Resource Economics, Colorado State University.
  • Thornsbury, S., S. M. Kambhampaty and D. Kenyon. 1993. "Economic impact of a swine complex in Southside Virginia." Rural Economic Analysis Program Report 17. Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics, Virginia Tech.
  • Thornsbury, S., S. M. Kambhampaty and D. Kenyon. 1993. "The economic impact of increased swine production in a rural Virginia county." Rural Economic Analysis Program Report 12. Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics, Virginia Tech.

References for Animal Feeding Operations and Residential Land Value