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This publication assesses the profitability of edamame based on production data from Virginia Tech's Kentland Farm and enterprise budgets based on these data. Edamame can present the opportunity for a high-margin crop that is suitable for farms on small acreages. Edamame can generate high gross revenues, but labor and harvest damage present major costs. However, edamame represent a solid option for farmers with limited access to land or capital.
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July 15, 2019