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Cost of producing apples in Yakima Valley, Washington - a detailed study of the current cost factors involved in the maintenance of orchards and the handling of the crop on 120 representative bearing (14577571168)

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Cost of producing apples in Yakima Valley, Washington - a detailed study of the current cost factors involved in the maintenance of orchards and the handling of the crop on 120 representative bearing (14577571168)

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Title: Cost of producing apples in Yakima Valley, Washington : a detailed study of the current cost factors involved in the maintenance of orchards and the handling of the crop on 120 representative bearing orchards
Year: 1918 (1910s)
Authors: Miller, G. H. (George Harvey), 1884- Thomson, S. M. (Samuel Mable), 1891-
Subjects: Apples
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : U.S. Dept. of Agriculture
Contributing Library: U.S. Department of Agriculture, National Agricultural Library
Digitizing Sponsor: U.S. Department of Agriculture, National Agricultural Library



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, was estimatedat approximately $10 per acre. (See PL V.) Where the 45 orchardsunder mulch-crop management are considered, the total annual laborand material charge is $10.46 per acre. The total annual hay andpasture credit is $14.26 per acre. Considering these two figures, theannual net credit is $3.80 per acre, or $0.0095 per box, on the 45orchards under mulch-crop mangement. (See Table XXVII.) Table XXVII.—Annual prorated labor charge per acre up to harvesting time on 45orchards in which alfalfa is used as a mulch crop. Per acre. Cost Berbox. Operation, material, and credit. Man-hours. Horse-hours. Cost. 8.41 .12 16.66 15.10 $4.37 .03 5.73 $0.0110 .0001 10.40 .0144 25.19 25.50 10.13.33 .0255 Seed .0008 25.19 25.50 10.4614.26 .0263 .0358 3.80 .0095 • FURROWING. Furrowing is a method of putting small furrows orthe orchards for the purpose of distributing the irrigation water.(See PL VI.) The most common implements used are the 6-foot Bui. 614, U. S. Dept. of Agriculture. Plate V.
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Bui. 614, U. S. Dept. of Agriculture. Plate VI.

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