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If you want to make a profit know your cost of production

publication date: Jun 1, 2017
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I have been an extension educator working with farmers in Kentucky, North Carolina, Minnesota, and New York for over 20 years and had a small organic vegetable operation before that. For many years in extension it was all about production and we avoided providing marketing or financial information to farmers. It didn’t seem to matter if we knew that a farmer investing in growing two acres of cabbage was only going to make nine cents a pound or not, our job was just to assist with weed and pest recommendations.

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