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Tough Times for Fruit
... yields for the effort needed to maintain the planting or varieties whose price returns in the market made profit impossible. Apples are no longer a locally grown and eaten commodity. Apples are now produced and sold ... class standard of living. In order to survive growers need to get bigger (live with less profit per acre), cut costs (I think we have gone about as far down that road as we can), ...
The American Chestnut Foundation
... and blackgum. A little counting showed that there were really only 10 to 20 large chinquapin clones per acre in the clearcut. A short walk through the adjacent uncut forest showed that a similar number ... experienced accelerated growth in the early 1960s when the road was improved. The tree has continued to profit from the road since most of the living crown is now centered over the opening above road ...
Raising cattle on your own place by Charles Sanders Issue #85
... cost of the grain. Hay Hay, especially good legume hay, will produce good beef and usually a profit. You will likely use about to ton of hay in fattening out a steer or heifer. When ... conditions, it produces a greater yield than other plant types. It usually produces more total digestible feed per acre than any other common crop. Alfalfa produces more than twice as much digestible protein per acre ...
Backwoods Home Magazine General Store - Book #SS21 Making Your Small Farm Profitable
... too can join the ranks of top-earning farmers, some of whom gross nearly $100,000 per acre. Whether you're buying a new farm or jump-starting an old one, Ron Macher' ... * Plan for optimal farm efficiency * Determine equipment requirements and estimate machinery costs * Compare costs against profit for common vegetables and livestock * Sell your products a dozen different ways Ron Macher is publisher ...
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Organic Asparagus Production
... to OSU Extension Vegetable Specialist Jim Motes. (13) Motes said that it takes about two person-hours per acre to harvest asparagus, regardless of whether it is picked by stoop labor or with a ... Farm Research. March-April. p. 10-11. Motes, J. E. 1987. Asparagus Harvesting Strategy for Maximum Profit. Department of Horticulture and L.A., Oklahoma State University Extension. 1 p. Mullen, Bob and Bob ...
botanical.com - A Modern Herbal | Bedstraw, Lady's - Herb Profile and Information
... the Madder of the Continent, Rubia tinctorum. It has been cultivated for the purpose, but with little or no profit, as the roots are too small, though it has been used in the Hebrides for dyeing woollen stuffs red. When attempts have been made to cultivate it, the produce per acre has occasionally exceeded 12 cwt., which is considered an average crop for Madder, but the roots do ...
Narrowing the Field - Winter 2006
... less pesticide load going into the environment, and farmers generally will spend less money on a per-acre basis." While these benefits are significant, York said, the study's yield data will be ... consider," Edmisten said. "Fuel cost is an especially big concern for farmers right now." "With shrinking profit margins in the cotton business, growers really have to streamline what they're doing just to ...
The 2000 Fireblight Epidemic in Southwest Michigan
... neighboring orchards. During the last decade, progressive Southwest Michigan apple growers have shifted from conventional plantings with 55 to 499 trees per acre to high density plantings with more than 500 trees/ ... market fruit. The economics of the apple industry in the last several years have reduced profit margins to the point that large older trees are not profitable to maintain. To preserve ...
Getting the Most from Your 2001 Nitrogen Dollars
... data in this table to determine the N reduction appropriate for corn after soybeans. This does not mean that profit will not change as N costs increase: a price move from $230 per ... needs no additional fertilizer nitrogen. At the very least, reduce nitrogen application by 100 pounds per acre for corn following alfalfa. Use alternative sources of nitrogen: Utilize livestock manure, whether your own ...
ECSONG: The Nuttery: 12(4) 1993
... open to nut tree planting. Soil is shallow - may be good pockets. The Farm is now run by a non-profit organization & is a heritage project. Alec wished authorization to speak to Vaughan re nut trees that may have grown ... is, it works! If I could do it, I would plant 40,000 stems per acre, which would be about one tree per square foot. (Nature does this a lot.) I can't really do this for mechanical ...
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