Farm Business Management Update, April 1999
Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics, Virginia Tech
Corn, Soybean, and Wheat Basis Tables, David Kenyon. This publication is available through the VCE Extension Distribution Center (540) 231-6192. VCE No.448-016, Revised 1999.
How to Sell Fresh Produce to Supermarket Chains, Bobby G. Beamer. Describes the organizational structure of supermarket chains, the process for allocating shelf space to new produce items, and limitations to establishing relationships with supermarket chains by farmers. Copies available from REAP, Dept. of Ag. and Applied Economics, 0401, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24060 or email email@example.com or http://www.reap.vt.edu/reap/
Corn and Soybean Consumption and Production in Virginia, Beth Ann Huffman and David Kenyon. Virginia is deficit in its production of corn and soybeans. The poultry and hog industries, large consumers of corn and soybeans, import most of their supply from outside the state. This importing of nutrients in the form of corn and soybean meal for feed results in excess waste that cannot be land applied because of too little crop land where the waste is produced relative to the amount of waste. The Northern Neck where much of the corn and soybeans grown in the state are produced are limited to commercial fertilizer for nutrients. Further research will be done to evaluate the feasibility of moving poultry litter east and shipping corn and soybeans to the Shenandoah Valley. Copies available from REAP, Dept. of Ag. and Applied Economics, 0401, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24060 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or http://www.reap.vt.edu/reap/.
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