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A gricultural economics is a vast subject, and even the interface between agri-culture and environmental issues is too large to cover in just one chapter. We have selected a few issues to highlight, primarily because of their importance and because they illustrate interesting applications of principles that are crucial for the design of environmental policy instruments.1 Nonpoint-source pollution (NPSP; see Chapter 10) is a pervasive feature of agriculture.