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The economics of sugar beet production in Alberta

Description

The Economics Branch of Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development (ARD) have been monitoring sugar beet production costs and returns since the early 1970's. This program is a valuable source of information on benchmarks (averages) for sugar beets grown in Alberta. Results from these studies have been used for several purposes including policy and program development for the sugar beet industry. It has also been helpful to growers in managing their business as well as to the sugar beet board in price negotiations. The objectives of this publication are: To develop production costs and returns for sugar beet production in Alberta. To assist sugar beet growers with farm budgeting and planning. To analyze economies of scale; machine use and input/output relationships for sugar beet.

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costs and returns field crops sugar beets sugar crops

Title and publication information

Type
Report Serial
Extent

42 pages

Frequency

Annual

Publisher / Creator Information

Subject Information

Topic
Agriculture
Start Date

1968-01-01

End Date

2013-01-01

Resource Dates

Date Created

2013-01-01

Date Added

2015-05-13T14:56:45.735081

Date Modified

2013-01-01

Date Issued

2013-01-01

Audience information

Identifiers

AGDEX number

171/821-5

ISSN (online)

1927-9272

ISSN (print)

0845-6003

NEOS catalogue key

1829339

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