Steven research projects are related to topics such as land-use modeling and neural network applications to agricultural and resource economics. Most recently, he has conducted research on the adoption and economics of conservation agriculture.
Ramsey, S.M., Bergtold, J.S., Canales, E., and J. Williams. 2019. “Effects of Farmers’ Yield Risk Perceptions on Conservation Practice Adoption in Kansas.” Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, 44(9): 380-403.
Bergtold, J.S., Ramsey, S.M., Maddy, L., and J. Williams. 2017. “A Review of Economic Considerations for Cover Crops as a Conservation Practice.” Renewable Agriculture and Food Systems: 1-15.