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An Economic Evaluation of Variable Rate Irrigation for Alabama Corn and Soybean Production 

Whatley, Hunter (2022-11-29)
The variable rate application of production inputs is a method used by row crop producers to save money and resources. However, this technology comes at a substantial investment cost. This includes the capital investment ...

The Effects of Electricity Billing Structures and Electricity Rates on the Profitability of Solar Photovoltaic Projects: Evidence from Poultry Farms 

Garcia Gamez, Jose (2022-07-26)
Increasing prices for fossil fuels contribute to rising electricity prices. This coupled with the drop in the cost of solar photovoltaic (PV) panels has led to a rapid growth in PV adoption. Commercial poultry is a growing ...

Examining the Role of U.S. Agricultural Policy on Chapter 12 Bankruptcy Filings and Active Cases 

Turrisi, Adrian (2022-05-01)  ETD File Embargoed
Farm bankruptcy enables eligible farmers the opportunity to reorganize debts while remaining operational. Providing safety nets for farmers is a long-standing U.S. agricultural policy that has recently reached historic ...

Farmer Mental Health and Rural Stressors 

Hudon, Caroline (2022-07-18)
Agriculture has recently suffered from low commodity prices, natural disasters (e.g. droughts and hurricanes), and supply chain disruptions due to COVID-19. These factors influence the physical and mental health of farmers ...