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Tough Times for Fruit
... the planting or varieties whose price returns in the market made profit impossible. Apples are no longer a locally grown and eaten commodity ... with less profit per acre), cut costs (I think we have gone about as far down that road as we can), grow smarter (increase profit per acre), sell ... seems to me to be a crapshoot with equal chances for profit or loss. The picture in most other fruits is the same ...
The American Chestnut Foundation
... . 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 ... 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 ...
Raising cattle on your own place by Charles Sanders Issue #85
... Here in the Midwest, you can pasture a feeder on an acre or two of good grass. Do your planning so that you ... , especially good legume hay, will produce good beef and usually a profit. You will likely use about ½ to ¾ ton of hay in fattening ... more total digestible feed per acre than any other common crop. Alfalfa produces more than twice as much digestible protein per acre as mixed clover-timothy ...
Backwoods Home Magazine General Store - Book #SS21 Making Your Small Farm Profitable
... 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 ...
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Organic Asparagus Production
... minutes to pick an acre using this 3-seater, according to OSU Extension Vegetable Specialist Jim Motes. (13) Motes said that it takes about two person-hours per acre to harvest asparagus, regardless ... 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 ...
botanical.com - A Modern Herbal | Bedstraw, Lady's - Herb Profile and Information
... 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 ...
Narrowing the Field - Winter 2006
... the capture of more sunlight by the plant canopy on a per-acre basis, which is very beneficial for maximizing the yield potential of ... environment, and farmers generally will spend less money on a per-acre basis." While these benefits are significant, York said, the ... is an especially big concern for farmers right now." "With shrinking profit margins in the cotton business, growers really have to ...
The 2000 Fireblight Epidemic in Southwest Michigan
... growers have shifted from conventional plantings with 55 to 499 trees per acre to high density plantings with more than 500 trees/acre. These new high value plantings utilized increasingly popular M26, M9 ... 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
... does not mean that profit will not change as N costs increase: a price move from $230 per ton of ammonia to $394 per ton would mean a ... cost of N per acre would rise from $20.44 to $31.44, or by $11.00 per acre, and the yield would drop by 2 bushels per acre, for a loss in income of $3.80, totaling a drop in net revenue of $14.80 per acre ...
ECSONG: The Nuttery: 12(4) 1993
... - may be good pockets. The Farm is now run by a non-profit organization & is a heritage project. Alec wished authorization to speak to ... 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 ... am sorely tempted to try planting heavy and walking away.) My seventeen acre planting has five rows two feet apart with a skip of ...
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