Wine Grape Production: A Promising Enterprise for Small Scale Enterprises in North Carolina?
AbstractWe investigate wine grape production as a promising enterprise for small scale enterprises in North Carolina. Although results indicate that wine grape production is an ideal alternative enterprise for small scale producers, growers will have to wait at least 15 years to receive a complete return on the initial investment.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Southern Agricultural Economics Association in its series 2008 Annual Meeting, February 2-6, 2008, Dallas, Texas with number 6838.
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Alternative Enterprises; Agricultural Prosperity; Wine Grape Production; Crop Production/Industries;
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