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 Front Cover
 Acknowledgement
 Introduction
 Marketing of specialty crops in...
 Annual yield fluctuation
 Annual average price fluctuati...
 Profit fluctuation
 Main cause of low profits
 Ranking sources of risk
 Risk management tools
 Government disaster payments
 Crop insurance
 Importance of risk management
 Familiarity with crop insuranc...
 Financial characteristics of specialty...
 Summary and implications
 Appendix I






Group Title: International Agricultural Trade and Policy Center Monograph Series MGTC 03-11
Title: Risk management practices for specialty crop producers in Florida
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 Material Information
Title: Risk management practices for specialty crop producers in Florida
Series Title: International Agricultural Trade and Policy Center Monograph Series MGTC 03-11
Physical Description: Book
Language: English
Creator: Weldon, Richard
Affiliation: University of Florida -- Department of Food Resource Economics -- Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences -- International Agricultural Trade and Policy Center
Publisher: International Agricultural Trade and Policy Center , Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, University of Florida
Publication Date: 2003
 Subjects
Subjects / Keywords: University of Florida.   ( lcsh )
Agriculture   ( lcsh )
Farm life   ( lcsh )
Farming   ( lcsh )
Specialty crops   ( lcsh )
Agriculture -- Florida   ( lcsh )
Farm life -- Florida   ( lcsh )
Risk management -- Florida   ( lcsh )
Specialty crops -- United States   ( lcsh )
Spatial Coverage: North America -- United States of America -- Florida
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Funding: Florida Historical Agriculture and Rural Life
 Record Information
Bibliographic ID: UF00072717
Volume ID: VID00001
Source Institution: Marston Science Library, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida
Holding Location: Florida Agricultural Experiment Station, Florida Cooperative Extension Service, Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, and the Engineering and Industrial Experiment Station; Institute for Food and Agricultural Services (IFAS), University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved, Board of Trustees of the University of Florida

Table of Contents
    Front Cover
        Page 1
    Acknowledgement
        Page 2
    Introduction
        Page 3
        Page 4
        Page 5
    Marketing of specialty crops in Florida
        Page 6
        Page 7
    Annual yield fluctuation
        Page 8
    Annual average price fluctuation
        Page 9
    Profit fluctuation
        Page 10
    Main cause of low profits
        Page 11
    Ranking sources of risk
        Page 12
    Risk management tools
        Page 13
    Government disaster payments
        Page 14
    Crop insurance
        Page 15
        Page 16
        Page 17
        Page 18
    Importance of risk management
        Page 19
    Familiarity with crop insurance
        Page 20
    Financial characteristics of specialty crop production
        Page 21
        Page 22
    Summary and implications
        Page 23
        Page 24
        Page 25
    Appendix I
        Page 26
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