72 Results for 'USA'

PR – HOW SWEET ARE BEEKEEPER RETURNS FROM ALMOND POLLINATION AND HONEY PRODUCTION?

Abstract: Beekeeping can be an attractive option for agriculture entrepreneurs because beekeeping enterprises often require less initial land and capital than other agricultural ventures. However, while beekeeping may have lower barriers to entry, there is little information about management and ...Read More

PR – HOW SWEET ARE BEEKEEPER RETURNS FROM ALMOND POLLINATION AND HONEY PRODUCTION?

Abstract: There is no more powerful and self-sustaining economic force than a well-run, high-growth, for-profit business providing products that are essential and good for people and the planet. Building this type of businesses, however, is extremely difficult and requires extraordinary ...Read More

PL3.2_PR – AGRICULTURE’S LEAN-TECH REVOLUTION

Panel Session Abstract: Healthy agriculture isn’t only about consumer health and environmental sustainability. How are some of the leading producers from around the world remaining competitive and resilient while maintaining healthy business practices, healthy relationships, a healthy mind and a ...Read More

PL3.1_Panel_2_PR – RECONCILING AGRICULTURE AND HEALTH – AN INTERNATIONAL PRODUCER PERSPECTIVE

Panel Session Abstract: Healthy agriculture isn’t only about consumer health and environmental sustainability. How are some of the leading producers from around the world remaining competitive and resilient while maintaining healthy business practices, healthy relationships, a healthy mind and a ...Read More

PL3.1_Panel_1_PR – RECONCILING AGRICULTURE AND HEALTH – AN INTERNATIONAL PRODUCER PERSPECTIVE

Abstract: Methods are available to predict nitrogen needs of winter wheat based on plant sensing, but adoption rates by producers are low. Low adoption rates are likely due to economic feasibility. The objective of this paper was to develop a ...Read More

PR – NITROGEN FERTILIZER RECOMMENDATIONS BASED ON PRECISION SENSING AND BAYESIAN UPDATING

Abstract: An aging farm population, increasing demand for beef and lessening drought conditions suggest opportunities for new beef producers. However, high cow prices and land values may create barriers to entry. This paper evaluates leasing and purchasing options for both ...Read More

PR – EVALUATING THE FEASIBILITY OF BEGINNING A COW/CALF OPERATION

Abstract: Machinery is an important asset class on grain farms with the typical Kansas farm owning $400,000 of machinery. Because farm machinery is expensive and costly to operate, farms have incentives to monitor and control their machinery purchases. However, farm ...Read More

PR – AN EXAMINATION OF MACHINERY COSTS AND MACHINERY INVESTMENT IN KANSAS

Keywords: estate planning, succession planning, rural families, farm management

PO – LEAVING A LASTING LEGACY: A RIGHTRISKTM PROGRAM FOR SUCCESSION PLANNING

Keywords: Lease workshops, Leasing practices

PO – FARMLAND LEASING WORKSHOPS – CURRENT LEASE ARRANGEMENT FINDINGS

Keywords: tail-water recovery, irrigation efficiency