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The Journal of Applied Farm Economics (JAFE) serves as a vehicle for publishing applied research articles and notes, reviews, and teaching case studies related to the business of production agriculture. Interdisciplinary submissions are encouraged.

Subjects covered by JAFE include but are not limited to: animal and crop production, risk management, risk aversion, animal welfare, sustainability, precision farming, portfolio analysis, estate planning, succession planning, farmland values, land tenure and rental, strategy, growth, budgeting, technology, efficiency and productivity, cost of capital, margin hedging, decision analysis, liquidity, marketing, hedging, crop insurance, machinery, capital budgeting, optimal replacement, leasing, real options, derivatives, farm finance, capital structure, on-farm experiments, forming expectations, contracting, agricultural policy, input markets, managing inputs use, custom operations, organic farming, direct marketing, farmers’ markets, input and manure management, price forecasting, benchmarking, financial forecasting, farm human resources, accounting and taxation, farm law, appraisal, cooperatives, teaching farm management, farm management case studies, farm simulation modeling, and farm math programming models.

Volume 3, Issue 1 (2020)

Research Articles

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Financial Implications from Contracting Avian Influenza in a U.S. Broiler Operation
Jordan M. Shockley, Tyler Mark, Kenneth H. Burdine, and Levi Russell

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Improving Beef Cattle Profitability by Changing Calving Season Length
Christopher N. Boyer, Andrew P. Griffith, and Ky G. Pohler

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Producer Willingness to Pay for Enhanced Packaging to Prevent Postharvest Decay of Strawberries
Brian Coffey, Valentina Trinetta, Londa Nwadike, and Umut Yucel

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Farm Management Practices Used by Wheat Producers in the Western Great Plains: Estimating Their Productivity and Profitability
Jeffrey Vitale, Pilja Park Vitale, Francis Epplin, Kris Giles, Norm Elliott, Frank Peairs, Paul Burgener, Sean Keenan, Gerald Michels, and Gary Hein