Publications on Whole-Farm Bioeconomic Modelling

David J. PANNELL
University of Western Australia, Crawley 6009, Australia


Books

Kingwell, R.S. and Pannell, D.J. (Eds) (1987). MIDAS, A Bioeconomic Model of a Dryland Farm System, Pudoc, Wageningen, 207pp.

Articles and notes in journals

Thamo, T., Addai, D., Pannell, D.J., Robertson, M.J., Thomas, D.T. and Young, J.M. (2016). Climate change impacts and farm-level adaptation: economic analysis of a mixed cropping-livestock system, Agricultural Systems 150, 99-108. Journal web site

Kragt, M.E., Pannell, D.K., McVittie, A., Stott, A.W., Ahmadi, B.V. and Wilson, P. (2016). Improving interdisciplinary collaboration in bio-economic modelling for agricultural systems, Agricultural Systems 143, 217-224. Journal web site

Pannell, D.J., Llewellyn, R.S. and Corbeels, M. (2014). The farm-level economics of conservation agriculture for resource-poor farmers, Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 187(1), 52-64. Journal web site (access to the paper is free) ◊ Blog post summarising the articleOn-line video presentation

Thamo, T., Pannell, D.J., Kingwell, R.S. (2013). Measurement of greenhouse gas emissions from agriculture: economic implications for policy and agricultural producers, Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics 57(2), 234-252. Journal web site

Doole, G.J. and Pannell, D.J. (2013). A process for the development and application of simulation models in applied economics, Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics 57(1), 79-103. Journal web site

Robertson, M.J., Pannell, D.J. and Chalak, M. (2012). Whole-farm models: a review of recent approaches, Australian Farm Business Management Journal 9(2), 13-26. Paper freely available from journal web site

Kragt, M.E., Pannell, D.J., Robertson, M.J. and Thamo, T. (2012). Assessing costs of soil carbon sequestration by crop-livestock farmers in Western Australia, Agricultural Systems 112(1), 27–37. Journal web site AgEcon Search page

Gandorfer, M., Pannell, D.J. and Meyer-Aurich, A. (2011). Analyzing the Effects of Risk and Uncertainty on Optimal Tillage and Nitrogen Fertilizer Intensity for field crops in Germany, Agricultural Systems 104(8): 615-622.

Monjardino, M., Revell, D and Pannell, D.J. (2010). The potential contribution of forage shrubs to economic returns and environmental management in Australian dryland agricultural systems, Agricultural Systems 103(4): 187-197.

Pannell, D.J. (2006). Flat-earth economics: The far-reaching consequences of flat payoff functions in economic decision making, Review of Agricultural Economics 28(4), 553-566. Final published paper at journal web site here. Prepublication version here (44K).

John, M., Pannell, D.J. and Kingwell, R.S. (2005). Climate change and the economics of farm management in the face of land degradation: Dryland salinity in Western Australia, Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics 53: 443-459 Full paper (119K pdf).

Weersink, A., Llewellyn, R.S. and Pannell, D.J. (2005). Economics of pre-emptive management to avoid weed resistance to glyphosate in Australia. Crop Protection 24: 659-664. Full paper (77K)

Monjardino, M., D.J. Pannell, S. Powles (2005). The economic value of glyphosate-resistant canola in the management of two widespread crop weeds in a WA farming system. Agricultural Systems 84(3): 297-315.

Monjardino, M., D.J. Pannell, S. Powles (2004). The economic value of haying and green manuring in the integrated management of annual ryegrass and wild radish in a Western Australian farming system, Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture 44(12): 1195-1203. Full journal paper (156K pdf)

Monjardino, M., D.J. Pannell, S. Powles (2004). Economic value of pasture phases in the integrated management of annual ryegrass and wild radish in a Western Australian farming system, Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture 44(3): 265-271. Full journal paper (66K pdf)

Pannell, D.J., Stewart, V., Bennett, A., Monjardino, M., Schmidt, C. and Powles, S.B. (2004). RIM: A Bioeconomic Model for Integrated Weed Management of Lolium rigidum in Western Australia. Agricultural Systems 79(3): 305-325. Full paper (122K)

Monjardino, M., Pannell, D.J., and Powles, S.B. (2003). A multi-species bio-economic model for integrated weed management. Weed Science 51(5): 798-809. Full paper (185K)

Weersink, A., Jeffrey, S. and Pannell, D.J. (2002). Farm-Level Modelling For Bigger Issues. Review of Agricultural Economics 24(1): 123-140.

Petersen, E.H., Pannell, D.J., Nordblom T.L. and Shomo, F. (2002). Potential benefits from alternative areas of agricultural research for dryland farming in northern Syria, Agricultural Systems 72(2): 93-108.

Bathgate, A. and Pannell, D.J. (2002). Economics of deep-rooted perennials in southern Australia. Agricultural Water Management 53(1): 117-132. Full paper (91K)

Schilizzi, S. and Pannell, D.J. (2001). The economics of nitrogen fixation, Agronomie 21(6/7): 527-538.

Pannell, D.J., Malcolm, L.R. and Kingwell, R.S. (2000). Are we risking too much? Perspectives on risk in farm modelling. Agricultural Economics 23(1): 69-78. Full paper (65 K)

Pannell, D.J. (1999). On the estimation of on-farm benefits of agricultural research, Agricultural Systems 61(2): 123-134. Full paper (61 K)

Pannell, D.J. and Nordblom, T.L. (1998). Impact of risk aversion on whole-farm management in Syria. Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics. 42(3): 227-247. abstract

Pannell, D.J. (1996). Lessons from a decade of whole-farm modelling in Western Australia. Review of Agricultural Economics 18: 373-383. Full paper (61 K)

Pannell, D.J. (1995). Economic aspects of legume management and legume research in dryland farming systems of southern Australia. Agricultural Systems 49: 217-236.

Nordblom, T., Pannell, D.J., Christiansen, S., Nersoyan, N. and Bahhady, F. (1994). From weed to wealth? Prospects for medic pastures in Mediterranean farming systems of north-west Syria. Agricultural Economics 11(1): 29-42.

Kingwell, R.S., Pannell, D.J. and Robinson S.D. (1993). Tactical responses to seasonal conditions in whole-farm planning in Western Australia. Agricultural Economics 8: 211-226.

Abadi Ghadim, A.K. and Pannell, D.J. (1991). The economic trade-off between pasture production and crop weed control, Agricultural Systems 36(1): 1-15.

Abadi Ghadim, A.K., Kingwell, R.S. and Pannell, D.J. (1991). An economic evaluation of deep tillage to reduce soil compaction on crop-livestock farms in Western Australia. Agricultural Systems 37(3): 291-307.

Pannell, D.J. and Falconer, D.A. (1988). The relative contributions to profit of fixed and applied nitrogen in a crop-livestock farm system, Agricultural Systems 26(1): 1-17.

Falconer, D., Lowe, M., Ewing, M. and Pannell, D. (1988). Benefits and costs of medic establishment in the low rainfall wheatbelt, Journal of Agriculture, Western Australia 29(1): 3-7.

Pannell, D.J. and Panetta, F.D. (1986). Estimating the on-farm cost of skeleton weed (Chondrilla juncea) in Western Australia using a wholefarm programming model, Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 17(3/4): 213-227.

Morrison, D.A., Kingwell, R.S., Pannell, D.J. and Ewing M.A. (1986). A mathematical programming model of a crop-livestock farm system, Agricultural Systems 20(4): 243-268.

Pannell, D.J. (1984). Using simulation for economic assessment of the skeleton weed eradication programme in Western Australia, Australian Weeds 3(4): 146-149.

Book chapters

Beltran, J.C., Pannell, D.J., and Doole, G.J. (2013), ‘Rice farming systems and weed management in the Philippines’, in Raza, A. (ed.), Agricultural systems in the 21st century, Nova Science Publishers, Hauppauge, forthcoming.

Weersink, A., Jeffrey, S. and Pannell, D. (2004). Modeling Farming System Linkages. in G. Filson, (ed.) Farming Systems Analysis of Intensive Agriculture: Following the Linkages to Sustainability. UBC Press, Vancouver, pp. 117-138.

Pannell, D.J. (1998). Economic assessment of the role and value of lupins in the farming system. In: J.S. Gladstones, C. Atkins and J. Hamblin (eds.), Lupins as Crop Plant: Biology, Production and Utilization, CAB International, Wallingford, pp. 339-351.

Pannell, D.J. and Falconer, D.A. (1987). Solution, interpretation and revision of MIDAS, In: R.S. Kingwell and D.J. Pannell (Eds). MIDAS, A Bioeconomic Model of a Dryland Farm System, Pudoc, Wageningen, 55-63.

Pannell, D.J. (1987). Crop-livestock interactions and rotation selection, In: R.S. Kingwell and D.J. Pannell (Eds). MIDAS, A Bioeconomic Model of a Dryland Farm System, Pudoc, Wageningen, 64-73.

Ewing, M.A., Pannell, D.J. and James, P.K. (1987). The profitability of lupin:cereal rotations, In: R.S. Kingwell and D.J. Pannell (Eds). MIDAS, A Bioeconomic Model of a Dryland Farm System, Pudoc, Wageningen, 82-90.

Pannell, D.J. and Bennett, D. (1987). Costs and benefits of alkaline treatment of cereal residues, In: R.S. Kingwell and D.J. Pannell (Eds). MIDAS, A Bioeconomic Model of a Dryland Farm System, Pudoc, Wageningen, 99-103.

Pannell, D.J. and Falconer, D.A. (1987). The value of Nitrogen in a crop-livestock farm system: a bioeconomic modelling approach, In: P.E. Bacon, J. Evans, R.R. Storrier and A.C. Taylor. Nitrogen Cycling in Agricultural Systems of Temperate Australia, Australian Soil Science Society, Wagga Wagga, pp. 449-66.

Ewing, M.A. and Pannell, D.J. (1987). Development of regional pasture research priorities using mathematical programming, In: J.L. Wheeler, C.J. Pearson and G.E. Robards (Eds) Temperate Pastures: Their Production, Use and Management, Australian Wool Corporation/CSIRO, Melbourne, pp. 583-5.

Proceedings - invited papers

Pannell, D.J. (2001). Decision Support for Integrated Weed Management. Proceedings of the Third International Weed Science Congress, 6-11 June 2000, Foz do Iguacu, Brazil, Manuscript number 148, 14 pp., CD-ROM. Available from International Weed Science Congress, Oxford, MS, USA. Full paper (68K)

Schmidt, C.P. and Pannell, D.J. (1995). The role and value of herbicide-resistant lupins in Western Australian agriculture, In: G.D. McLean and G.Evans (eds.), Herbicide-Resistant Crops and Pastures in Australian Farming Systems. Proceedings of a GRDC, CRDC, British Council, RIRDC, and BRS Workshop, Canberra, 15-16 March 1995. Bureau of Resource Sciences: Canberra, pp. 163-173.

Pannell, D.J. and Ewing, M.A. (1990). The economics of pastures in wheat-sheep farming, Proceedings, Profitable Pastures for the 90's, July 12-13, Muresk Institute of Agriculture, Northam, Monsanto Australia Limited.

Ewing, M.A., Pannell, D.J. and Morrison D.A. (1986). The place of lupins in the farm rotation: A whole-farm modelling approach, Proceedings of 4th International Lupin Conference, Geraldton, Western Australia, August 15-22, 1986, pp 152-60.

Morrison, D.A. and Pannell, D.J. (1985). Applying the systems approach, IN Proceedings, Systems For Profit, Towards Integrated Crop-Stock Farming, Farm Management Foundation, Perth, pp 105-16.

Pannell, D.J. and Kingwell, R.S. (1985). Choosing rotations by computer, IN Rethinking Rotations, Kondinin and Districts Farm Improvement Group, Kondinin.

Pannell, D.J. and Morrison D.A. (1984). The importance of interdependencies in economic farm planning, IN How Much Wheat Do Sheep Grow, Proceedings, Western Australian Department of Agriculture, Perth.

Proceedings - contributed papers

Doole, G. J., Pannell, D. J., Revell, C. K., Abadi, A. (2004). How profitable are perennial pasture phases in Western Australian cropping systems?, In: Sindel, B.M. and Johnson, S.B. (eds), Proceedings of the 14th Australian Weeds Conference "Weed Management: Balancing People, Planet, Profit", 6-9 Sept 2004, Wagga Wagga, NSW, Weed Society of New South Wales, Sydney, pp.82-87.

Monjardino, M., Pannell, D.J. and Powles, S. (2001). A multi-species bio-economic model for the management of Lolium rigidum and Raphanus raphanistrum in Australian dryland agriculture. Proceedings of the Third International Weed Science Congress, 6-11 June 2000, Foz do Iguacu, Brazil, Manuscript number 62, 17 pp., CD-ROM. Available from International Weed Science Congress, Oxford, MS, USA.

Monjardino, M., Pannell, D. and Powles, S. (2000) The value of green manuring in integrated management of ryegrass. In: V. Stewart (ed.) Crop Updates, 2000 Weed Updates – Western Australia, Presented at Rendezvous Observations City, Western Australia, 16-17 February 2000, Bulletin 4402, Agriculture Western Australia, Perth, pp. 29-30.

Pannell, D.J. and MacAulay, T.G. (1998). Practical and economic issues in multidisciplinary research. Proceedings of the Bioeconomics Workshop, Post-Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, 22 January, Armidale, New South Wales, ABARE, Canberra, pp. 1-12.

Abadi, A. and Pannell, D.J. (1998). Bioeconomic modelling with end users in mind: the MIDAS experience in Western Australia. Proceedings of the Bioeconomics Workshop, Post-Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, 22 January, Armidale, New South Wales, ABARE, Canberra, pp. 27-33. Full paper (113 K)

Shomo, F., Nordblom, T., Nasser, S., Malkei, G., Bahhady, F., Christiansen, S., Pannell, D. and Redman, E. (1995). Preliminary economic analysis of medic pasture and other dryland crops in two-year rotations with wheat in northeast Syria, Proceedings, Regional Symposium on Integrated Crop-Livestock Systems in the Dry Areas of West Asia and North Africa, 6-8 November 1995, Amman, Jordan.

Bathgate, A.D., Schmidt, C., and Pannell, D. (1993). Economics of changing rotation to combat herbicide resistance, Proceedings, 10th Australian and 14th Asian-Pacific Weed Conference, Brisbane, September 1993, pp. 480-484.

Ewing, M.A., Pannell, D.J. and Morrison, D.A. (1989). Pastures and profit in an Australian ley farming system, Proceedings of the XVI International Grasslands Congress, Nice, France.

Unpublished conference papers

John, M., Pannell, D.J. and Kingwell, R. (2005). Climate change and the economics of farm management in the face of land degradation: Dryland salinity in Western Australia. Paper presented at International Policy Forum on Greenhouse Gas Management, Victoria, British Columbia, April 28-29 2005 Full paper (218K) 14 April 2005

Monjardino, M., Pannell, D.J., and Powles, S.B. (2002). The value of Roundup-Ready® canola in the management of two weeds, 46th Annual Conference of the Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, Canberra, February 13-15 2002.

Marta Monjardino, David Pannell and Stephen Powles, (2001). A multi-species bio-economic model for integrated weed management, Paper presented at 45th Annual Conference of the Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, Adelaide, January 23-25 2001. Full paper (185K)

Stewart, Vanessa and David Pannell (2000). Farmer workshops on herbicide resistance, Poster presented at III International Weed Science Congress, Foz do Iguacu, Brazil, 6-11 June 2000.

Monjardino, M., D.J. Pannell, S. Powles (2000). The Value of Green Manuring in the Integrated Management of Herbicide-Resistant Annual Ryegrass (Lolium rigidum), Paper presented at the 44th Annual Conference of the Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, University of Sydney, January 23-25 2000. Full paper (208K)

Stewart, V.A.McL., Pannell, D.J., Kingwell, R.S., and Free, N. (1997). Practical issues in developing a whole-farm bio-economic model. Paper presented at the 41st Annual Conference of the Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, Gold Coast, Queensland, Jan 22-24 1997.

Free, N.A., Pannell, D.J. and Shea, G.G. (1997). Economic assessment of a new grain legume for low rainfall environments. Paper presented at the 41st Annual Conference of the Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, Gold Coast, Queensland, Jan 22-24 1997.

Pannell, D.J., Kingwell, R.S. and Schilizzi, S. (1992). Debugging mathematical programming models: principles and practical strategies. Paper presented at 36th Annual Conference of the Australian Agricultural Economics Society, Canberra, February 1992.

Gregory, P.J. and Pannell, D.J. (1992). Effects of soil water and aeration stresses on subsoil root growth and yield in relation to economic ameliorative practices. Paper presented at National Workshop on problems of root growth.

Pannell, D.J., Kingwell, R.S. and Robinson, S.D. (1991). Farm level responses to lower wool prices under risk aversion. Paper presented to the 35th Annual Conference of the Australian Agricultural Economics Society, University of New England, Armidale N.S.W., Feb. 1991.

Kingwell, R.S., Pannell, D.J. and Robinson, S.D. (1991). Climatic risk and the value of information. Paper presented to the 35th Annual Conference of the Australian Agricultural Economics Society, University of New England, Armidale N.S.W., Feb. 1991. (Later published in Agricultural Economics)

Abadi Ghadim, A.K. and Pannell, D.J. (1989). Weed management in crop-pasture rotations. Paper presented to the 33rd Annual Conference of the Australian Agricultural Economics Society, Christchurch, New Zealand, February 1989. (Later published in Agricultural Systems)

Pannell, D.J. and Pol, J.E. (1987). Prospects for field pea rotations in Western Australia's northern wheatbelt, Paper presented to the 31st Annual Conference of the Australian Agricultural Economics Society, Adelaide, February 1987.

Pannell, D.J. (1986). The value of interactions between crop and livestock enterprises in the eastern wheatbelt of Western Australia, Paper presented to the 30th Annual Conference of the Australian Agricultural Economics Society, Canberra, February 1986. (Later published as a chapter in book: Kingwell and Pannell, 1987).

Extension

Pannell, D.J. (1991). Adjusting rotations in response to lower wool prices, Sheep Production Memo, Department of Agriculture, Merredin, 2-3.

Hawkins, A. and Pannell, D. (1991). Rotation selection and soil types, Agricultural Memo - Dryland Research Institute, Merredin 16(1): 1-2.

Pannell, D.J. (1991). Long vs short lupin rotations, Agricultural Memo - Dryland Research Institute, Merredin 16(7): 5.

Pannell, D.J. (1990). Adjusting the crop program in response to summer rain, Agricultural Memo - Dryland Research Institute, Merredin 15(1): 6.

Other publications

Pluske, J.M., Pannell, D.J. and Bennett, A.L. (2004). RIM 2004 Reference Manual, A Decision Tool for Integrated Management of Herbicide-Resistant Annual Ryegrass, School of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of Western Australia, Crawley, Australia.

Pannell, D.J., Stewart, V.A.M., Bennett, A.L., Monjardino, M., Schmidt, C.P. and Powles, S.B. (2004). RIM 2004 User’s Manual, A Decision Tool for Integrated Management of Herbicide-Resistant Annual Ryegrass, School of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of Western Australia, Nedlands, Australia.

Pannell, D.J., V.A.M. Stewart, A.L. Bennett, M. Monjardino, C.P. Schmidt, and S.B. Powles. (1999). RIM 99 User’s Manual, A Decision Tool for Integrated Management of Herbicide-Resistant Annual Ryegrass, University of Western Australia, Nedlands, Australia.

Nordblom, T., Christiansen, S. Nersoyan, N., Bahhady, F. and Pannell, D. (1993). The first economic analysis of medic pasture in WANA. In: ICARDA, Pasture, Forage and Livestock Program, Annual Report for 1992. pp. 247-251.

Pannell, D.J. (1993). Economics of legume production and research in Mediterranean farming systems of southern Australia. Cooperative Research Centre for Legumes in Mediterranean Agriculture, Technical Paper No. 2, 16 pp.

Nordblom, T., Nersoyan, N., Christiansen, S. and Pannell, D. (1991). Economic analysis of crop and pasture rotations with wheat. In: ICARDA, Pasture, Forage and Livestock Program, Annual Report, 1990/1991. pp. 109-116.

Pannell, D.J. and Bathgate, A. (1991). MIDAS, Model of an Integrated Dryland Agricultural System, Manual and Documentation for the Eastern Wheatbelt Model Version EWM91-4, Miscellaneous Publication 28/91, Department of Agriculture, Perth, Western Australian, 162 pp.

Ewing, M.A. and Pannell, D.J. (1986). Development of regional pasture research priorities, Technote 6/86, Western Australian Department of Agriculture, Perth.

Falconer, D.A. and Pannell, D.J. (1986). Optimal merino flock structure in the eastern wheatbelt, Technote 8/86, Western Australian Department of Agriculture, Perth.

Morrison, D.A., Pannell, D.J. and Kingwell, R.S. (1985). Introduction to Whole-Farm Models of Western Australian Wheatbelt Farms, Western Australian Department of Agriculture, Perth, 7 pp.

Kingwell,R.S., Pannell, D.J. and Morrison, D.A. (1985). Documentation of Whole-Farm Model for the Eastern Wheatbelt of Western Australia, Western Australian Department of Agriculture, Perth, 59 pp.

Morrison, D.A., Mattinson, B.C. and Pannell, D.J. (1984). An economic comparison of alternative strategies for reducing eutrophication in the Peel-Harvey estuary, IN Potential For Management of the Peel-Harvey Estuary, Department of Conservation and Environment Bulletin 160, Perth, 125-47.


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