Agricultural Economics Department


Date of this Version

August 2006


Published in Cornhusker Economics, 08/30/2006. Produced by the Cooperative Extension, Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Department of Agricultural Economics, University of Nebraska–Lincoln.


In the past several years, the term ‘adaptive management’ has been used a lot with reference to the Platte River Cooperative Agreement. This leads to many questions – what exactly is adaptive management? How does it relate to economic and policy choices? How does it affect management choices made on the Platte River?