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Kuan-Ju Chen, Suzette P. Galinato, Thomas L. Marsh, Peter R. Tozer, and Hayley H. Chouinard

et al., 2001 ) and premium prices for wheat ( Triticum aestivum )-derived products (flour and bread) that were produced by adopting an ecologically friendly postharvest technique ( Wongprawmas et al., 2016 ). In this exploratory study, we investigated

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Francisco X. Aguilar, Mihaela M. Cernusca, and Michael A. Gold

capture price premiums. This study was designed to further current knowledge of consumer preferences for chestnuts. There was a need to identify salient product characteristics that influence consumption and that could help in fostering product demand and

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Charles Zachry Ogles, Joseph M. Kemble, Amy N. Wright, and Elizabeth A. Guertal

plant with quickly available N, but also ensure that the grower receives the full financial and nutritive value of the products applied. Although organically grown products typically command a significant price premium of 60% or more over conventional

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Kathleen Delate, Andrea McKern, Robert Turnbull, James T.S. Walker, Richard Volz, Allan White, Vincent Bus, Dave Rogers, Lyn Cole, Natalie How, Sarah Guernsey, and Jason Johnston

yields were 58,941 kg·ha −1 in the Hawke's Bay area ( Hughes, 2006 ). Conventional ‘Braeburn’ yields were 27% higher than organic, but there was a 41% higher premium price paid for organic ‘Braeburn’ apples, compensating for the lower yields. Organic

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Alba J. Collart, Stephen L. Meyers, and Jason K. Ward

Table 3 , the bid differences across skinning severity levels for blind and labeled rounds and bid differences between rounds are calculated and reported in Table 4 . Table 4. Price premiums and discounts for sweetpotatoes with varying skinning injury

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Lisa W. DeVetter, David Granatstein, Elizabeth Kirby, and Michael Brady

acreage of organic blueberry beginning in the early 2000s ( Fig. 1 ). The approximate 20% to 100% price premium for organic relative to conventionally grown blueberries incentivizes many growers to enter into organic production ( Strik, 2014 ). In 2006

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R. Karina Gallardo, Qi Zhang, Michael Dossett, James J. Polashock, Cesar Rodriguez-Saona, Nicholi Vorsa, Patrick P. Edger, Hamid Ashrafi, Ebrahiem Babiker, Chad E. Finn, and Massimo Iorizzo

, ripening interval, and frost tolerance are considered target traits to expand the harvest season and cover market windows where production is low and price is at a premium ( Hancock et al., 2008 ). Because of financial and labor shortage concerns, producers

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David Conner and Anusuya Rangarajan

overall agricultural land ( U.S. Department of Agriculture, 2008a , 2008b ). The market premiums that currently exist for many organic crops are an attractive incentive for conventional growers considering the transition to organic practices. Before

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Heidi J. Johnson, Jed B. Colquhoun, and Alvin J. Bussan

production would provide a new market for Wisconsin vegetable growers and processors. Furthermore, consumers currently pay a premium price for organically produced food ( Oberholtzer et al., 2005 ), providing an additional incentive. Large volumes of raw

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Analena B. Bruce, Elizabeth T. Maynard, and James R. Farmer

with soil fertility management. In addition to the tendency to intensify production, there was an incentive to grow crops in the high tunnel year after year that would realize the premium price to maximize production potential and the return on