Economics of Turfgrass-Sod Production as Compared to Row Crops in Alabama
AbstractIn 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.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Southern Agricultural Economics Association in its series 2013 Annual Meeting, February 2-5, 2013, Orlando, Florida with number 142958.
Date of creation: 2013
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sod; profitability; Crop Production/Industries; Farm Management; Q12;
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