TITLE

Stage set for profitable peanut crop

AUTHOR(S)
Lamb, Marshall
PUB. DATE
February 2004
SOURCE
Southeast Farm Press;2/18/2004, Vol. 31 Issue 6, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents several assumptions on the profitability of peanut crops. Importance of analyzing peanut crop profitability; Illustration on how to compute the profitability of peanuts and cotton crops; Scenarios which aim to help a farmer decide on the amount of peanuts and cotton to plant.
ACCESSION #
12340490

 

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