Multi-Cropping Practices: Recent Trends in Double-Cropping

Over the last decade, growing demand for agricultural commodities-for both food and fuel-has increased the incentives for farm operators to increase production. Double-cropping has drawn interest as a method to intensify production without expanding acreage. This report develops a baseline analysis of U.S. double-cropping patterns from 1999 to 2012 and briefly explores factors that may influence farmers' double-cropping decisions.


Issue Date:
May 01 2014
Publication Type:
Report
Language:
English
Total Pages:
22
Series Statement:
Economic Information Bulletin Number 125




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