Agronomic factors play a significant role in determining specialty crop price volatility. Agronomy is the science and practice of crop production and soil management, and several aspects of agronomy can influence the variability in specialty crop prices. Understanding and managing these agronomic factors are crucial for farmers and stakeholders in the specialty crop industry to mitigate risks and enhance the stability of prices in the market.
Some key agronomic factors:
Crop Yields: Weather Conditions.
Pest and Disease Management: Pest Infestations.
Soil Health and Fertility: Nutrient Management.
Irrigation Practices: Water Management.
Crop Rotation and Diversity: Crop Rotation.