Spring fresh-market vegetables dip 1%
- USDA REPORTS: Fresh vegetable acreage up 1% vs. '98, 2% over '97. Thienpont, Chuck // FoodService Director;03/15/99, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p94
Estimates the increase in acreage intended for harvest of selected fresh-market vegetables in the United States. Comparison from 1997 figures; Estimated increase for cabbage; Estimated increase for snap beans; Estimated increase for carrots.
- Rapid, drastic cuts seen in peanuts. Hollis, Paul L. // Southeast Farm Press;8/16/2006, Vol. 33 Issue 20, p15
The article reports that rapid and drastic cuts in U.S. peanut acreage are seen this year. Dallas Hartzog, Auburn University Extension agronomist, comments that Virginia is no longer a major peanut-producing state. He also said that the reason behind this is that several counties in Alabama,...
- Corn hogs acreage increase. Brock, Richard // Southwest Farm Press;4/21/2011, Vol. 38 Issue 11, p20
The article discusses the increase of the corn hogs acreage and production in the U.S.
- Pressure Mounts to Curb U.S. Payouts to Big Farmers. Bailey Jr., Fred // Banking;Jul64, Vol. 57 Issue 1, p84
Reports on the imbalance of payments of farmers due to the various payment programs geared directly in cutting volume of production in the U.S. Theories of some farm agency economists; Proposal of the Food and Drug Administration; Study to be conducted to improve the processing and marketing of...
- Western cotton acreage in regrettable free-fall. Cline, Harry // Western Farm Press;10/15/2005, Vol. 27 Issue 21, p4
Comments on the decline of cotton acreage in California and Arizona. Comparison on the amount of bales harvested and sized of acres in the cotton industry recently and a decade ago; Factors that contribute to the decrease of land for cotton in California and Arizona; Effects of the diminishing...
- CONGRESSIONAL BARGAINING IN AGRICULTURE: REPLY. Field, Barry C. // American Journal of Agricultural Economics;Nov68, Vol. 50 Issue 4, p1036
Focuses on the relative power of eastern and western cotton-growing interests in the congressional bargaining episode of 1953-54. Use of 1952 as base year; Use of percentage reductions in acreage; Use of the no change alternative as base.
- ECONOMICS. // America;1/22/1910, Vol. 2 Issue 15, p404
The article reports on the production of wheat in Russia in 1909. The country produced 793 million bushels of wheat which surpassed the production in the U.S. amounting to only 26 million bushels. The land utilized for growing wheat was 65 million acres making an average yield of 12 bushels per...
- Economist: Pace of corn consumption will reveal strength of demand. // High Plains Journal;6/10/2013, Vol. 131 Issue 23, p12B
The article offers information on planting progress and magnitude of planted acreage, and the U.S. average yield potential of corn and also discusses that sorn pproduction could be decided be knowing rate at which corn is consumed.
- Fresh vegetable acreage down. Hollis, Paul L. // Southeast Farm Press;5/6/2009, Vol. 36 Issue 13, p9
The article reports on the Vegetables and Melons Outlook of the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture (USDA) for April to June 2009. It is predicted that fresh-market area for harvest for 11 selected vegetables would decline by 4% to 184,200 acres. These 11 crops include cauliflower, cabbage and carrots....