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Tyler Mark

Days Suitable for Fieldwork in Kentucky
7/2/2018 (new)

 UK Authors: Tyler Mark, Jordan Shockley
 Departments: Agricultural Economics
 Series: Agricultural Economics (AEC series)

Weather risk plays a unique role and influences many decisions made on the farm. Weather determines when you can get into the field and your ability to perform timely operations such as planting, fertilizing, spraying, and harvesting. Delays from weather events of time sensitive operations will result in substantial yield and economic losses. Therefore, having an expectation of the number of days suitable for fieldwork will allow producers to size farm machinery to mitigate such yield losses appropriately.

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