Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture

Leopold Center Document Selected Measures of the Economic Values of Increased Fruit and Vegetable Production and Consumption in the Upper Midwest

March 2010

Dave Swenson, ISU Department of Economics

This research considers the potential statewide and regional economic values that might accumulate to farmers and regional economies if there was an increase in the production of 28 types of fresh fruits and vegetables for local consumption. See related grant project M2009-07.

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