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The Impact of Precipitation and Temperature on Honey Yield in the United States
This thesis examines what effect climatic factors such as precipitation, maximum temperature levels, and minimum temperature levels throughout the U.S., have on honey yield. Using Bee Informed Partnership (BIP) survey data ...
Three Essays in Applied Economics
The dissertation begins with a brief discussion of the benefits of using an essay style approach compared to a traditional opus in chapter one. Chapter two examines the consumers facing the implications of energy regulation ...
Profitability in Marketing Bred Heifers in Alabama
In 2018, the inventory of cattle in the United States was of 94,298,000, from which almost the 7% (6,260,000) came from the Southeast (Alabama, Kentucky, Mississippi, and Tennessee) (USDA-NASS). Most cattle producers in ...
Right-to-Farm: Dispossession of Community in Rural America
Practices of industrialization are changing rural landscapes despite oppositional efforts of community members. This thesis explores the themes of power and loss in rural areas impacted by industrial agriculture and how ...