Economics Team | 2020 CucCAP Progress Report

Team members:, Marco Palma (Texas A&M Univ.), Luis Ribera (Texas A&M Univ.)  Economic impact analyses, disease control information Perform economic analysis, cost of production/disease control Define, parameterize, simulate, and validate production variables based on cucurbit production crop budgets Completed: Macro and micro economic variables were collected to develop the economic model, such as interest rates, […]

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CucCAP researchers perform economic analysis on production costs and disease control for cucurbit crops

CucCAP economists developed models showing potential for economic returns for cucurbit crops in multiple production regions.  Economic variables such as interest rates, input costs, production windows and existing crop budgets were collected to develop representative farms for production of cucurbit crops

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Economic Team | 2019 CucCAP Progress Report

Team members: Marco Palma (Texas A&M Univ.) Luis Ribera (Texas A&M Univ.) Obj. 3. Economic impact analyses, disease control information 3.1 Perform economic analysis, cost of production/disease control 3.1.1. Define, parameterize, simulate, and validate production variables based on cucurbit production crop budgets Completed: • Macro and micro economic variables were collected to develop the economic […]

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2018 CucCAP Economics Team Annual Report

Progress Reports and Work Plans Team members: Marco Palma, Team Leader (Texas A&M Univ.) & Lius Ribera (Texas A&M Univ.) Perform economic analysis, cost of production/disease control Define, parameterize, simulate, and validate production variables based on cucurbit production crop budgets Completed: Macro and micro economic variables were collected to develop the economic model, such as […]

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CucCAP1 Economics Team

Socioeconomics Team Marco Palma (Team Leader) – Texas A&M University Luis Ribera – Texas A&M University Economic considerations The adoption of agricultural practices and new cultivars highly depends on potential increase in profitability via reduced costs, increased revenue, or both. Representative farms for each selected cucurbit product will be used to collect relevant economic information about costs of […]

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