Where economics meets the natural world

 Economic Impact and Market Analysis

  • Production and Availability of Animal Fats, Waste Greases and Inedible Plants for Biodiesel Production
  • The Renewable Fuel Standard and Consumer Food Prices
  • Impact of Proposed Energy Tax Legislation for Florida
  • Economic Impact of Starbucks Operations on Local Communities.
  • Impact of a State-wide Biodiesel Mandate for the New York Economy Economic
  • Impact of the Increased Use of Biofuels and Coal Derived Transportation Fuels for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
  • Impact on the Economies of Washington and California of an Exemption from the Sales Tax on Manufacturer's Machinery and Equipment
  • Impact on the Economies of Minnesota, Iowa, and Colorado of an Exemption from the State Sales Tax on Telecommunications Machinery and Equipment
  • Impact of Sega of America's Operations on the Economy of the San Francisco Metropolitan Area and California.
  • Impact of Nintendo of America's Operations on the Economy of the Seattle Metropolitan Area
  • Valuation of the Global Market for Cellulose Acetate Wound Dressings
  • Economic Feasibility, Benefit and Market Potential of Polyhydroxyalkanoic acids (PHA) Polymer Derived from Soybeans
  • Assessment of the Market Potential for Zeolite A (Sodium Alumino Silicate Hydrate)


  • Impact of Statewide E15 Use for the economies of the U.S., Iowa, Nebraska, Minnesota, 
  • Economic Impact of the Consumer Fuel Choice for Illinois Act.
  • Contribution of the Ethanol Industry to the Economy of the United States
  • Impact of the Biofuels Industry on the Iowa Agriculture Economy
  • Impact of Waiving the Renewable Fuel Standard on Total Net Feed Costs for American Livestock and Poultry   Producers
  • Impact of Biofuels on the Global Economy
  • Impact of the Sales and Use Tax Exemption for Biodiesel on the Economy of Illinois
  • Impact of Producing Ethanol from Sugar Cane and Sweet Sorghum on the Economy of Highlands County, FL
  • The Biofuels Industry and Market for Bio-derived Jet Fuel
  • Economic Feasibility of Converting Sucrose to Ethanol in the United States
  • Statewide Feasibility Study for a Potential New York State Biodiesel Industry

Crop Protection

  • Economic Impact of Proposed Risk Mitigation Options for Soil Fumigants
  • The Value of Crop Protection Chemicals and Fertilizers to American Agriculture and the Consumer.
  • Business case for the introduction of cyazofamid on the turf market and ornamental crops.
  • Economic Benefits of Flonicamid F1785 50DF Insecticide to Support Reduced Risk Application on Pome Fruit, Stone Fruit, Leafy Vegetables, Fruiting Vegetables, Cucurbits, Potatoes, and Cotton
  • Public Interest Documents: 
    • Cyhexatin (miticide) for Pome Fruit, Strawberries, Grapes, Hops, Almonds, Walnuts, and Ornamentals
    • Fosthiazate (nematicide) on Potatoes, Peanuts, Tobacco, and Tomatoes Sulfentrazone for Soybeans
    • Emamectin Benzoate: Cole Crops, Head Lettuce, and Celery.
      CPIC Fungicides on Stone Fruit, Pome Fruit, Cucurbits, Cole Crops, Tomatoes
      Carfentrazone-ethyl on Corn

    Food and Agriculture

  • Impact of ethanol demand on food price inflation in the U.S.
  • Overview of the U.S. and Florida Blueberry Industry
  • Reasonable royalty rate determination for technology to produce ethanol from sugar (energy) beets. Speculation and the Commodity Markets: Implications for Biofuels
  • Economic Implications of the Commercial Introduction of the Polygalacturonase Gene for Fresh Tomatoes in the United States
  • The Impact of Bovine Somatotropin (BST) on Agriculture and the U.S. Economy
  • Economic Contribution of the Animal Health Drug Industry
  • Economic and Market Implications of the Introduction of the Fat Substitute Olestra for Use in Certain Food Products in the United States
  • Economic Impact of Non-approval of Sucralose by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration
  • Analysis of the Economic Incentive to Transship Imported Mexican Avocados from Restricted Northern Markets
  • Environmental Analysis 

  • Life Cycle Analysis for Cotton Towels
  • Life Cycle Analysis for Waste Cotton Insulation
  • Impact of Event 3272 Corn on Greenhouse Gas Emissions