Agricultural Alternatives

The goal of the Agricultural Alternatives series is to help you evaluate all aspects of a given enterprise before you commit your time and money. Whether you are a full-time farmer looking to diversify or a part-time farmer looking to generate additional income from your property, there are many important issues to consider when selecting a new enterprise.

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Cucumber
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Cucumber Production

Lynn Kime, Jayson K. Harper, Ph.D., Michael Orzolek, Ph.D., Steve Bogash

Multiple markets exist for growers with fewer than 5 acres, and many field operations, such as land preparation, planting, and harvesting, can be custom hired. More
Broccoli
Broccoli Production - Articles Articles

Broccoli Production

Lynn Kime, Jayson K. Harper, Ph.D., Michael Orzolek, Ph.D., William Lamont, Jr., Ph.D.

Initial investment in broccoli production is relatively low and can be throughout the summer and early fall. More