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Tatiana Pagan Loeiro da Cunha-Chiamolera, Miguel Urrestarazu, Arthur Bernardes Cecílio Filho, and Isidro Morales

economic feasibility of intercropping tomato and lettuce and intercropping cucumber and lettuce in protected cultivation. In recent years in Brazil, soilless vegetable farming within a protected environment has become more popular as it avoids potential

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Charles R. Hall and Dewayne L. Ingram

date has focused specifically on these issues for the shrub category. Ingram and Hall (2014) looked specifically at the economic costs of component horticultural systems while conducting a life cycle assessment for a field-grown, deciduous shrub

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Xuan Wei, Hayk Khachatryan, and Alicia Rihn

production practice be economically feasible? By presenting cost estimates and primary economic performance indicators for selected individual annual bedding and perennial crops, we illustrated a great deal of variability in production costs and profitability

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Kristin E. Gibson, Alexa J. Lamm, Fallys Masambuka-Kanchewa, Paul R. Fisher, and Celina Gómez

-generation farmers), and established growers looking for more sustainable production practices ( Mitchell and Sheibani, 2020 ; Wright, 2018 ). However, economic viability in the United States has yet to be determined, as the number of profitable indoor farms is

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Hector German Rodriguez, Jennie Popp, Curt Rom, Heather Friedrich, and Jason McAfee

instantly see the effect of a change in one or more of the inputs on the economic feasibility of the organic apple orchard to make better planning and investing decisions. For instance, the producer might like to know how the total costs, gross revenues, and

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R. Karina Gallardo and David Zilberman

During the last century, technological innovations have played a major role in improving agricultural productivity. Economic and policy changes often drive the adoption of novel technologies. One such innovation is the mechanical harvester, which

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Olya Rysin, Amanda McWhirt, Gina Fernandez, Frank J. Louws, and Michelle Schroeder-Moreno

systems, which is especially important considering that some of the largest strawberry producing states (Florida and North Carolina) are located in this region [ U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), 2015 ]. In this study, we address economic viability

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Desire Djidonou, Zhifeng Gao, and Xin Zhao

demonstrated the economic feasibility of using grafted plants for root-knot nematode control when there was a high level of infestation in the field ( Barrett et al., 2012b ). However, limited information is available as to whether grafting can be used

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Jayesh B. Samtani, Celeste Gilbert, J. Ben Weber, Krishna V. Subbarao, Rachael E. Goodhue, and Steven A. Fennimore

California is in the southern and central counties along the coast, where the climate favors year-round production and harvest [ U.S. Department of Agriculture–Economic Research Service (USDA-ERS), 2005, 2010 ]. High land prices often make it economically

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William J. Sciarappa, Jim Simon, Ramu Govindasamy, Kathleen Kelley, Frank Mangan, Shouan Zhang, Surendran Arumugam, Peter Nitzsche, Richard Van Vranken, Stephen Komar, Albert Ayeni, Gene McAvoy, Chung Park, William Reichert, David Byrnes, Qingli Wu, Brian Schilling, and Ricardo Orellana

Economic opportunities have arisen for specialty agriculture catering to ethnically diverse consumers along the eastern coast of the United States ( Tubene, 2001 ). U.S. Census data shows that the overall average American population increases from