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The Impact of Climate Change on the Profitability of Site Specific Technologies

Finger, Robert and Gerwig, Claude N. (2007): The Impact of Climate Change on the Profitability of Site Specific Technologies.

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Abstract

Site Specific Technologies (SST) can reduce environmental pollution caused by common agricultural practice. Using a case study for corn yields, we investigate the impact of climate change (CC) on profitability of SSTs. We find CC to increase spatial variability of soils with respect to optimal input application and yield variability. This leads, ceteris paribus, to higher incentives for SST adoption in the future.

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