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SR-111
Economic Analysis of the University of Kentucky Community Supported Agriculture Organic Vegetable Production System
7/12/2017 (new)

 UK Authors: Ric Bessin, Carl Dillon, Ti
 Departments: Agricultural Economics, Entomology, Horti
 Series: Special Report (SR series)
 Tags: farm crops, organic production, research,

Farms marketing through a vegetable CSA are complex businesses facing many operational and economic challenges. To be economically viable, CSA farms must achieve the appropriate match of crops, equipment, and labor with farm size and number of CSA members. A diverse array of vegetable crops are typically grown with unique requirements for crop production, pest management, harvest, and post-harvest handling. An extensive suite of skills, tools, and equipment are required to produce these crops efficiently, and mechanization becomes critical as the number of acres in production increases.

200 printed copies | 28 pages | 8,907 words | 22 downloads | PDF: 6,500 kb



CCD-CP-43
Sunflower for Seed
3/1/2014 (minor revision)

 UK Authors: Carl Dillon, Cheryl Kaiser,
 Departments: Agricultural Economics, Plant Pathology
 Series: Crop Profiles: Center for Crop Diversity (CCD-CP series)
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Sunflower is classified as either an oil type or a confection (non-oil) type, each with its own distinct market. Seeds from oil types are processed into vegetable oil or as meal in livestock feed. Most confection type seed is sold, with or without the hull, as snack foods. While either type can be packaged for birdseed, the confectionery type is grown in Kentucky for this purpose. Sunflowers are not recommended for oil crop production here.

web only | 3 pages | 898 words | 3 downloads | PDF: 377 kb



CCD-CP-29
Dry Beans
7/15/2013 (minor revision)

 UK Authors: Carl Dillon, Cheryl Kaiser,
 Departments: Agricultural Economics, Plant Pathology
 Series: Crop Profiles: Center for Crop Diversity (CCD-CP series)
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Dry beans (Phaseolus vulgaris) are beans grown to maturity and harvested for the seeds within the pods. Also referred to as field beans, dry beans are primarily grown in the U.S. for human consumption.

web only | 3 pages | 1,084 words | - | PDF: 438 kb



CCD-CP-41
Specialty Soybeans
3/19/2013 (minor revision)

 UK Authors: Carl Dillon, Cheryl Kaiser,
 Departments: Agricultural Economics, Plant Pathology
 Series: Crop Profiles: Center for Crop Diversity (CCD-CP series)
 Tags: cover and forage crops, farm crops, legumes

The first commercial use of soybean (Glycine max) was for its oil; however, this crop is now considered a valuable source of protein as well. Specialty or novel soybeans are used to produce various soyfoods of Asian origin, such as tofu, miso, soy sauce, natto, soymilk, and tempeh. Assorted health food snacks, energy foods, and cereals are also produced from specialty soybeans. Other uses include bean sprouts and soy nuts.

web only | 4 pages | 1,605 words | 1 download | PDF: 922 kb



PR-533
2006 New Crop Opportunities Research Report
7/15/2006 (new)

 UK Authors: Bob Anderson, Doug Archbold,
 Departments: Agricultural Economics, Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering,
 Series: Progress Report (PR series)
 Tags:

web only | 72 pages | - | 3 downloads | PDF: 1,359 kb



PA-2
Guidelines for Adopting Precision Agricultural Practices
5/15/2001 (new)

 UK Authors: Carl Dillon, Greg Henson, Tom M
 Departments: Agricultural Economics, Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering,
 Series: Precision Agriculture (PA series)
 Tags:

1,500 printed copies | 4 pages | - | 19 downloads | PDF: 85 kb