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NC State Extension

Budgets / Cost Estimates

NCSU Ag Economist, Dr. Olya Rysin, has recently developed 2 new strawberry budgets and revised the conventional budget. One of the new budgets is based on an organic production system, and conforms to all organic standards. The third budget is  an intermediate production system that uses cover crops and compost instead of fumigation. The latter system may be easier for step for a grower looking for an alternative to fumigation but not yet able to give up other conventional inputs.

For a look at how to use the budgets watch this YouTube video

For access to the budgets, click on the links below:

Strawberry Budget Program Conventional

Strawberry Budget Program Compost

Strawberry Budget Program Organic

Contact your local Cooperative Extension agent with questions or to request more information regarding North Carolina strawberries.