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Effects of Polypropylene Groundcover on Soil Nutrient Availability, Sweet Cherry Nutrition, and Cash Costs and Returns
C cumulative cash costs for the orchard within the first 4 years before fruit production were $5246/ha higher with polypropylene cover relative to no cover, but these costs were offset quickly by increased returns from enhanced fruit yields. Expand
Next generation data systems and knowledge products to support agricultural producers and science-based policy decision making
A framework for the use of farm-level and landscape-scale models and data to provide analysis that could be used in NextGen knowledge products, such as mobile applications or personal computer data analysis and visualization software is presented. Expand
Spatial variation in tree characteristics and yield in a pear orchard
We examined the spatial structure of fruit yield, tree size, vigor, and soil properties for an established pear orchard using Moran’s I, geographically weighted regression (GWR) and variogramExpand
Specialty fruit production in the Pacific Northwest: adaptation strategies for a changing climate
Specialty fruit crops represent a substantial portion of the value of agricultural production in the Pacific Northwest. Climate change may threaten water sources, lengthen the dry season, raiseExpand
Orchard economics : the costs and returns of establishing and producing hazelnuts in the Willamette Valley
Published June 2008. Replaced by AEB 0043. Please look for up-to-date information in the OSU Extension Catalog: http://extension.oregonstate.edu/catalog
A crop profitability analysis for long-term crop investments
The Crop Profitability Analysis (CPA) computer program is designed to help agricultural producers make long‐run cropping decisions. CPA uses previously generated enterprise budgets to establish aExpand
Pear Responses to Split Fertigation and Band Placement of Nitrogen and Phosphorus
ADDITIONAL INDEX WORDS. leaf nutrition, yield, quality, superficial scald, soil nutrient level SUMMARY. Single broadcast application of nitrogen (N) and phosphorus (P) on the soil surface results inExpand