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David Granatstein and Kent Mullinix

-Mart and Costco increasing their orders to meet growing consumer demand, and may saturate demand and depress prices (M. Miles, pers. comm.). Thus, organic growers seek ways to cut production costs in light of uncertain price premiums in the future. Based

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Andrew H. Jeffers, William E. Klingeman, Charles R. Hall, Marco A. Palma, David S. Buckley and Dean A. Kopsell

, 1996 ). There may be incentives for quality-conscious liner producers to decrease planting densities, if the resulting nursery liners earn price premiums that exceed the added production costs for each plant unit. Conclusions Costs associated with the

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Charles E. Barrett, Xin Zhao and Alan W. Hodges

also commands a higher price at market. Therefore, organic heirloom tomatoes offer a niche market with price premiums that afford more opportunity for growers to experiment with grafted transplants. This is especially true when using grafted transplants

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Suzanne O’Connell and Robert Tate

weather patterns influenced both crop yields and days to harvest. Further investigations into the trade-off between slower crop growth during winter (i.e., January and February) for brassica crops alongside market demand (i.e., price premiums, market

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Omer Hoke, Benjamin Campbell, Mark Brand and Thao Hau

eight ounce container. Furthermore, as retailers and policymakers attempt to increase local purchasing, it is essential to understand consumer preference at varying retail outlets. Our results show that there are price premiums for locally grown berries

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Aline Coelho Frasca, Monica Ozores-Hampton, John Scott and Eugene McAvoy

marketable yields in double-row plots with the CGH line NC 13G-1. These differences may be attributed to the BLs evaluated and the climate conditions of both regions. Tomato market price premiums increase with greater tomato size ( Bierlen and Grunewald, 1995

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Bridget K. Behe, Benjamin L. Campbell, Hayk Khachatryan, Charles R. Hall, Jennifer H. Dennis, Patricia T. Huddleston and R. Thomas Fernandez

often expensive inputs in plant production. However, if a producer is able to influence consumer demand for plants produced in a water- or energy-saving manner, then they can potentially increase their sales and/or receive a price premium. The

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Jennifer Reeve and Dan Drost

, plant growth and productivity would improve. If organic produce carries some price premium in the marketplace, then lower initial yields may not limit economic returns and farm profitability. Soil chemical and biological properties were assessed in the

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Mary A. Rogers and Annette L. Wszelaki

became severe. Organically grown tomato yields may be lower than those grown conventionally; however, these differences tend to equalize over the long term ( Poudel et al., 2002 ). Additionally, price premiums for organically grown tomatoes may offset the

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Kenneth G. McCabe, James A. Schrader, Samy Madbouly, David Grewell and William R. Graves

commercially available biocontainers indicated that suitable price premiums ranged from $0.23 to $0.58 and that the carbon footprint of a specific biocontainer also influences the premium that consumers are willing to pay ( Yue et al., 2011 ). Responses to