Project researchers assessed state meat inspection programs (nationally with foci on neighboring states of Kansas and Minnesota) so that the Agricultural Committee of the legislature could determine the advisability of Nebraska implementing a meat inspection program.
UNL Department of Agricultural Economics Archives - University of Nebraska Public Policy Center
Center researchers set out to learn about consumer’s knowledge of genetically modified foods and to determine the relationship between knowledge and willingness to purchase and eat genetically modified foods. In addition, a deliberative discussion was held.
Center researchers examined the viability of carbon sequestration (the long-term storage of carbon in the terrestrial biosphere, underground, or the oceans so that the buildup of carbon dioxide concentration in the atmosphere will be reduced or slowed) as a commodity from legal, social, and policy perspectives. Special attention was paid to whether there were market […]
In 1999, the Public Policy Center was approached by a member of the Executive Board of the Nebraska Legislature to study agricultural property taxation in the state. The report, “Agricultural Property Taxation: A Comparative Analysis,” was written by Brandon G.Y. Raddatz, an advanced undergraduate research assistant under the supervision of Bruce B. Johnson, Ph.D., a […]