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Production and Economic Considerations for Fresh Market Edamame in Southwest Virginia



Authors as Published

Nick Lord, Graduate Research Assistant, Department of Crop and Soil Environmental Sciences, Virginia Tech; Clinton Neill, Assistant Professor, Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics, Virginia Tech and Extension Economist, Virginia Cooperative Extension; and Bo Zhang, Assistant Professor, Department of Crop and Soil Environmental Sciences, Virginia Tech

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Edamame is a type of immature vegetable soybean traditionally cultivated and consumed in East Asia. However, edamame is gaining traction in Western markets, particularly due to its health benefits. This publication examines the production, harvest, and postharvest considerations necessary to successfully grow edamame in Southwest Virginia based on experimental data from Virginia Tech's Kentland Farm.

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Publication Date

July 15, 2019