Described in this report is the application of an integrated agro-ecological modeling system that has been constructed around Agriculture Canada's Canadian Regional Agriculture Model (CRAM) to analyze the economic and environmental impacts of proposed agricultural policies for Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba. This integrated modeling system consists of an agricultural decision component and an environmental component.
Iowa State University
Bouzaher, Aziz; Shogren, Jason F.; Holtkamp, Derald J.; Gassman, Philip W.; Archer, David W.; Lakshminarayan, P. G.; Carriquiry, Alicia L.; Reese, Randall A.; Kakani, Dharmaraju; Furtan, William H.; Izaurralde, César; and Kiniry, James R., "Agricultural Policies and Soil Degradation in Western Canada: An Agro-Ecological Economic Assessment - Modifications to CRAM and Policy Evaluation Results" (1996). CARD Staff Reports. 34.