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Home  >  Field Crops  >   Alternative Agronomic Crops (Summary)

Alternative Agronomic Crops


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By Patricia Sauer and Preston Sullivan

Published: 2000

Updated: 2000



12 pages

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This publication provides an overview of the considerations involved in selecting, cultivating, and marketing alternative agronomic crops. Experimenting with alternative crops can be profitable but involves risk as well. Before venturing into an alternative crop, it is wise to investigate the market and determine whether any new equipment will be required. It is also advisable to talk to others who have grown the proposed crop. Many additional resources for alternative crop information are referenced in this publication.

Table of Contents

Inventory of Available Resources
Crop Selection
Crop and Industrial Use Research
Markets and Marketing
Starting Points to Consider

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