Economics of Turfgrass-Sod Production as Compared to Row Crops in Alabama Report as inadecuate




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In the South, turfgrass-sod has been a profitable alternative to row crops for many years. With depressed housing markets and higher crop prices, the current economic competitiveness of turfgrass-sod depends critically on the ability to harvest the crop as soon as it matures, and on input and output prices.

Keywords: sod ; profitability

Subject(s): Crop Production/Industries

Farm Management

Issue Date: 2013

Publication Type: Conference Paper/ Presentation

PURL Identifier: http://purl.umn.edu/142958

Total Pages: 2

JEL Codes: Q12

Series Statement: Poster

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Record appears in: Southern Agricultural Economics Association (SAEA) > 2013 Annual Meeting, February 2-5, 2013, Orlando, Florida





Author: Yi, Jing ; Duffy, Patricia A. ; Han, David ; Fields, Deacue ; Guertal, Elizabeth A.

Source: http://ageconsearch.umn.edu/record/142958?ln=en



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