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, 2009 ; Varner and Otto, 2008 ). The determination of the cost of production for organic vegetables grown in the upper midwestern United States is further complicated by the highly diversified nature of both crop choices and markets by most organic

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). Agricultural education lacked a focus on women’s farms that are characterized by limited acreage; production of vegetables, fruits, cheese, or flowers; diverse herds; use of alternative marketing strategies; and organic and sustainable practices” ( Kiernan et

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(2002 and 2003) on these farms, rather than a “typical” year or farm. Their primary value lies in describing the production costs and practices of two very different farms and highlighting the range of possibilities that constitute a successful vegetable

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result of changes in demographics and economics, there is interest in converting land to crops that are not traditional to the region. One such use is vegetable production and would entail changing from row crops or cow-calf operations. In the latter case

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Environmental quality and public health concerns about the use of chemicals in conventional agriculture have driven a large increase in demand for organic food ( Dorais, 2007 ). Acreage of certified organic farm land in vegetable production in the

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vegetable production using the research literature. Laboratory methods Laboratory methods allow for CRF incubation in controlled environmental conditions compared with field conditions. These methods may be used to compare CRFs and to quickly screen CRFs

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. This study evaluated 10 vegetable amaranth varieties for fresh greens production in the northeastern temperate climate, with a focus on the realities of regional small farms. Greenhouse-started seedlings were transplanted into a low tunnel system, a

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strategies to improve irrigation efficiency in vegetable crop production. We refer to recently published literature for in-depth analyses on the physiology and molecular biology of WUE ( Hsiao et al., 2007 ; Yoo et al., 2009 ). Efficiency in the context of

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series of voluntary production practices that help the vegetable industry meet TMDLs by minimizing nutrient and sediment runoff ( Bartnick et al., 2005 ). These BMPs may be implemented individually or as a group; however, each BMP must be “technically

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three cool-season vegetable crops per year, with lettuce ( Lactuca sativa ) being the dominant crop in both value and acreage ( Monterey County Agricultural Commission, 2012 ). Vegetable production fields often receive N fertilizer applications in excess

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