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Kenneth W. Belcher Professor

Department Head, Agricultural and Resource Economics

Address
3D22 - Agriculture Building

Research Area(s)

  • Ecological economics
  • Resource and environmental economics
  • Environmental policy
  • Wetland and wildlife conservation policy

Department

Agricultural and Resource Economics

Selected Publications

Kelly, K.E., Belcher, K., and Khakbazan, M.  2018.  Economic Targeting of Agricultural Beneficial Management Practices to Address Phosphorus Runoff in Manitoba.  Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics, 66(1): 143-166.  https://doi.org/10.1111/cjag.12143

Berry, P., Yassin, F., Belcher, K., and Lindenschmidt, K,-E.  2017.  An economic assessment of local farm multi-purpose surface water retention systems in a Canadian Prairie setting.  Applied Water Science, 7(8): 4461-4478.  https://doi.org/10.1007/s13201-017-0592-7 

Berry, P., Yassin, F., Belcher, K., and Lindenschmidt, K,-E.  2017.  An economic assessment of local farm multi-purpose surface water retention systems under future climate uncertainty.  Sustainability, 9(3): 456.  https://doi.org/10.3390/su9030456 

Dias, V. and Belcher, K.  2015.  Value and provision of ecosystem services from prairie wetlands: A choice experiment approach.  Ecosystem Services, 15: 35-44.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecoser.2015.07.004

Baird, J., Belcher, K.W., and Quinn, M.  2014.  Context and capacity: The potential for performance-based agricultural water quality policy.  Canadian Water Resources Journal, 39(4): 421-436.  https://doi.org/10.1080/07011784.2014.965033

Richards, G., Belcher, K., and Noble, B.  2013.  Informational barriers to effective policy-public communication: A case study of wind energy planning in Saskatchewan, Canada.  Canadian Public Policy, 39(3): 431-450.  https://doi.org/10.3138/CPP.39.3.431

Richards, G., Belcher, K., and Noble, B.  2012.  Barriers to renewable energy development: A case study of large-scale wind energy in Saskatchewan, Canada.  Energy Policy, 42: 691-698.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enpol.2011.12.049

Smyth, S.J., Gusta, M., Belcher, K., Phillips, P.W.B., and Castle, D.  2011.  Changes in herbicide use after adoption of HR canola in Western Canada.  Weed Technology, 25(3): 492-500.  https://doi.org/10.1614/WT-D-10-00164.1

Smyth, S.J., Gusta, M., Belcher, K., Phillips, P.W.B., and Castle, D.  2011.  Environmental impacts from herbicide tolerant canola production in Western Canada.  Agricultural Systems, 104(5): 403-410.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agsy.2011.01.004

Yu, J. and Belcher, K.  2011.  An economic analysis of landowners’ willingness to adopt wetland and riparian conservation management.  Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics, 59(2): 207-222.  https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1744-7976.2011.01219.x