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around the $44 per ton level. As 2011 began,
great uncertainty existed regarding the legality of
planting transgenic herbicide-tolerant sugar beets L
The total cash receipts for Colorado’s
potato crop in 2011 are projected to be the
highest on record, at almost $324 million. and questions were made about the availability
of non-genetically modified (GMO) seed. Colorado growers were permitted to plant a crop of
mostly Roundup Ready sugar beet acreage while
an environmental impact study was undertaken by
the USDA. Assuming growers will be able to do the
same in 2012, production is expected to increase
slightly, with total cash receipts declining marginally as prices soften somewhat.
The total cash receipts for Colorado’s potato crop
in 2011 are projected to be the highest on record,
at almost $324 million, reflecting an estimated
record average seasonal price of $17.53 per hundredweight. This is an increase of $160 million
in cash receipts compared to 2006. Concerns
about the decreasing aquifer l...
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This note was uploaded on 02/11/2013 for the course MGMT 231 taught by Professor Yu during the Spring '13 term at Bauder.
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